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

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Recent observations

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What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

estherpomareda

Date

October 21, 2014 01:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jamoreno

Date

October 21, 2014 10:45 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Procyon lotor

Observer

jamoreno

Date

October 20, 2014 11:38 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

clare_mk

Date

October 17, 2014 07:00 PM PDT

Description

Medium size raccoon on Avenue 44 in Mount Washington 90065.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

oceansoul

Date

July 29, 2014 02:50 PM COT

Description

En el parque ecológico El Corchito

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

connlindajo

Date

October 3, 2014 05:02 PM CDT

Description

Tracks in soft sand @ stock pond after rain shower.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

adrained

Date

October 19, 2014 08:24 AM PDT

Description

Three climbing up and down between trees, then disappearing under a deck. They were making interesting sounds. Little trilling beeps, don't feel like i've heard that before.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

glenyoshida

Date

October 18, 2014 04:43 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw this raccoon walk through our yard.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

melindawpajak

Date

October 18, 2014 09:12 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

francisco3

Date

October 17, 2014 07:42 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

October 16, 2014 03:46 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

nolafrog

Date

June 24, 2014 04:30 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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