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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • English
    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
    • Raccoon
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    • raton laveur
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    • Mapache
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    • batúi
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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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erinholst

Date

August 11, 2014

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nczaplewski

Date

November 12, 2013

Description

Tracks in mud away from the river. Extra photo shows habitat of whitethorn acacia, tarbush, creosote bush, mesquite, & grasses (and tracks in shadow of ruler).

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nczaplewski

Date

August 17, 2014

Description

Tracks in fine mud after recent rains. Left front-right hind pair (with a skunk track at bottom).

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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rdm24

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

This is what happens when you leave out food for the cats

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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robertturner

Date

September 1, 2014 08:59 AM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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chris_hass

Date

August 29, 2014 09:53 AM MDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

Mapache hembra atropellada dos kilómetros norte dela entrada de Ticari, Horquetas.
En su entorno se encuentran pequeñas fincas y parches de bosque y cultivos de piña, al oeste de la ruta se encuentra la parte mas boscosa del entrono.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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dominic

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Just so many tracks up on my levee.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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charlie

Date

August 29, 2014 11:24 AM EDT

Description

Raccoon?

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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cspnl

Date

August 29, 2014 08:53 AM PDT

Description

Tracks, on the ocean side of the guardrail next to the driveway down to Royal Palms and White's Point beaches.

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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dpom

Date

August 28, 2014

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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pete_woods

Date

August 25, 2014 02:56 PM 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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