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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • English
    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
    • Raccoon
  • French
    • raton laveur
  • Spanish
    • Mapache
    • Mapach
    • Zorra Manglera
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    • batúi
  • Maya
    • a’ka’bak

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

common raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

cspnl

Date

October 15, 2014 12:46 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Heading away from neighbors fig tree. (Look closely at different angles and you can just see him in the darkness) Porch lights aren't a good substitute for a flash, sorry. Detected by: Dog must have heard or smelled it, and started growling and barking.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

chris_hass

Date

October 22, 2014 10:00 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

chris_hass

Date

October 13, 2014 10:14 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 20, 2014 06:16 PM PDT

Description

Prints on exposed mudflat of lake Merritt, close to retaining walk

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 25, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

Description

talking with a local, this is one of the raccoons from an entire family that lives on the island of North Lake in Golden Gate park. The chap was tossing peanuts about and it was a circus of squirrels, stellar jays and this raccoon

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

gaguilarvega

Date

October 24, 2014 11:35 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dominic

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

New tracks.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

October 13, 2014

Description

Caught on Prairie trail stealthcam.

Photos / Sounds

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What

eastern raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

annwf

Date

October 12, 2014 02:32 PM EDT

Description

Tracks in mud at lakeside.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

triciamichelle18

Date

October 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

rangerrich

Date

October 23, 2014 06:44 AM PDT

Description

Pair running across embarcadero road towards water quality

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

estherpomareda

Date

October 21, 2014 01:55 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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