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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

makarr

Date

January 24, 2017 06:56 AM CST

Description

Front and hind tracks

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

makarr

Date

January 24, 2017 06:50 AM CST

Description

Raccoon, deer, and domestic dog.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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mazer

Date

October 28, 2011 08:44 PM PDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

marykeim

Date

January 10, 2017 03:36 PM EST

Description

Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, January 2017.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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marykeim

Date

January 10, 2017 03:36 PM EST

Description

Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, January 2017.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

marykeim

Date

January 10, 2017 03:34 PM EST

Description

Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, January 2017.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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sdhjuw

Date

September 8, 2013 06:05 AM MDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

August 4, 2016 06:13 AM PDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

aguilita

Date

January 20, 2017

Description

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

20 January 2017
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle du Bois
Pilot Point, Denton County, Texas

A recently killed Common Raccoon laid a short distance outside the main entrance to the state park indicating its likely use of the park’s grounds as well as the adjoining private land.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

hmtakizawa

Date

June 20, 2016 10:54 PM CDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

azlobo

Date

January 18, 2017 11:10 AM MST

Description

Roadkill I-19

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No photos or sounds

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

irving7

Date

January 21, 2017 08:26 PM CST
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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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