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

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Recent observations

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

terathopius

Date

June 20, 2015 09:23 AM HST

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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libby4

Date

February 12, 2016 03:42 PM CST

Description

Tracks found in soft mud on a creek bank.

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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libby4

Date

February 12, 2016 03:41 PM CST

Description

Found under a bridge, on a creek bank in soft mud.

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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cosmiccat

Date

February 12, 2016

Description

DOA. Was being eaten by Turkey Vultures.

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

taogirl

Date

February 12, 2016

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

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kpmcfarland

Date

February 11, 2016 09:15 AM EST

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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mperdicas

Date

January 4, 2016

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

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nanorca13

Date

April 20, 2014 02:19 PM PDT

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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asemerdj

Date

February 11, 2016 02:11 PM PST

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

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wanda_baxter

Date

October 27, 2015 01:32 PM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Didn't make it across the highway.

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

wanda_baxter

Date

October 27, 2015 01:31 PM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Raccoon - near another on opposite side of 4 lane highway. Dead

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

wanda_baxter

Date

October 11, 2015 01:42 PM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

At the side of the road.

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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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