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    • pesukarhu
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    • Mapachtli
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    • Waschbär
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    • Mapache
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    • raton laveur
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    • Raccoon
    • Northern Raccoon
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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
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    • batúi
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    • a’ka’bak

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

s2014

Date

July 28, 2015 07:55 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

ggnoma

Date

July 28, 2015 08:30 PM EDT

Description

At least 3 individuals in a large tulip poplar tree images are fuzzy because of lack of light

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 12, 2015 04:11 PM PDT

Description

Paired footprints with clear fingers. Racoon?

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

mikef

Date

July 28, 2015 06:35 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

daniellesaint

Date

July 26, 2015 06:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

swampy

Date

July 27, 2015

Description

Tracks common.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

ellagoods

Date

July 11, 2015 03:57 PM EDT

Description

State, 55

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dpom

Date

July 22, 2015 08:05 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

lovworks

Date

July 25, 2015 07:27 PM EDT

Description

Roadkill - raccoon

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

July 25, 2015 06:00 AM EDT

Place

Storrs ct (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

mikebok1

Date

July 25, 2015 10:00 AM EDT

Description

Raccoon prints in mud

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

billryerson

Date

July 25, 2015 10:00 AM EDT
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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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