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Recent observations

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dean_g

Date

July 10, 2015

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

natureinla

Date

November 13, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

"One night in November, 2012, a raccoon left this amazingly human-like paw print on our bedroom glass door."

- Sharon Mountford

Observation and photo by Sharon Mountford, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

russellm08

Date

August 31, 2015 04:09 PM CDT

Place

Alpine, tx (Google, OSM)

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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connlindajo

Date

September 2, 2015 08:00 AM CDT

Description

DOR

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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thehaplesshiker

Date

June 9, 2013 12:26 PM CDT

Place

Oviedo FL (Google, OSM)

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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aureliomolinahdz

Date

July 9, 2015 06:11 PM CDT

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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manuelnevarez

Date

August 31, 2015

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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manuelnevarez

Date

August 30, 2015

Place

Huichapan (Google, OSM)

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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doodlebug

Date

August 29, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Raccoon tracks on Little River bank

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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danieldorantes7

Date

June 24, 2015

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

danieldorantes7

Date

June 24, 2015

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

sambiology

Date

August 30, 2015 05:07 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The raccoon (i/ræˈkuːn/, Procyon lotor), sometimes spelled racoon, also known as the common raccoon,North American raccoon,northern raccoon and colloquially as coon, is a medium-sized mammal native to North America. The raccoon is the largest of the procyonid family, having a body length of 40 to 70 cm (16 to 28 in) and a body weight of 3.5 to 9 kg (8 to 20 lb). Its grayish coat mostly consists of dense underfur which insulates against cold weather. Two of the raccoon's most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous...

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