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  • Finnish
    • pesukarhu
  • Maya
    • a’ka’bak
  • Yuto Nahua
    • batúi
  • Nahuatl
    • Mapachtli
  • English
    • Common Raccoon
    • Northern Raccoon
    • Raccoon
  • French
    • raton laveur
  • Catalan
    • Ós rentador
  • Scientific Names
    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • German
    • Waschbär
    • Nordamerikanischer Waschbär
  • Spanish
    • Mapache
    • Zorra Manglera

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Recent observations

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

chavarobles

Date

November 30, 2016 11:34 PM EST

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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aztracker

Date

December 7, 2016 08:51 AM MST

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No photos or sounds

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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alishabernee

Date

the past

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jroa22

Date

December 5, 2016 07:31 PM CST

Description

Saw this little guy while taking out the trash
TAMUCC Fall 2017

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dlbowls

Date

December 6, 2016 02:53 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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robvanepps

Date

May 10, 2016 02:27 PM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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asl5120

Date

December 6, 2016 12:15 PM EST

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

idlegrraphics

Date

May 21, 2015 01:36 PM CDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

stephengover

Date

November 16, 2016 10:30 AM PST

Description

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Track down by river in riparian zone. Another location nearby, on south side of Hart Park Lake, several racoon scats.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

thalhuber

Date

February 5, 2016 04:51 PM CST

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

July 27, 2011 01:20 PM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jen242

Date

November 24, 2015 04:26 AM CST

Description

0426:112415:36F:NILLES1 :3

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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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