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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
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    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
    • Raccoon
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Recent observations

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Observer

nasua

Date

November 27, 2014 09:00 AM CST

Description

Individuo atropellado

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

aekolbeck

Date

November 26, 2014 03:50 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

connlindajo

Date

September 23, 2014 09:44 AM CDT

Description

Tracks in mud in recently cleared area near San Gabriel River

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

sun-dancer

Date

November 25, 2014 04:40 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jonahevans

Date

November 23, 2014 11:40 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

camelcreek

Date

March 19, 2010 11:03 PM EDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

Photos / Sounds

What

common raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dominic

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

footprints

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

ncowey

Date

August 27, 2013

Description

Two coons in a Post Oak hollow

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

brentano

Date

November 17, 2014 07:59 PM CST

Description

Seen on edge of toad as turned into botanic gardens fir master naturalist meeting.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

marvelliott

Date

December 21, 2007

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

melindawpajak

Date

November 21, 2014 01:34 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

txkalicokat

Date

October 7, 2014

Description

See raccoons in my backyard often. Most recently on 10/7/14.

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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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