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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

June 24, 2016 03:44 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

rwh

Date

June 25, 2016 08:28 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

rehb

Date

June 25, 2016 07:55 AM CDT

Description

Tracks in deep mud near the pond at John F Burke Nature Preserve.

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 08:53 PM EDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 07:25 PM EDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 07:05 PM EDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 06:59 PM EDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 01:51 PM CDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 01:36 PM CDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 01:26 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 25, 2016 01:13 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

April 20, 2016
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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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