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  • German
    • Nordamerikanischer Waschbär
    • Waschbär
  • Scientific Names
    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • English
    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
    • Raccoon
  • French
    • raton laveur
  • Spanish
    • Mapache
    • Mapach
    • Zorra Manglera
  • Yuto Nahua
    • batúi
  • Maya
    • a’ka’bak

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Recent observations

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

April 22, 2015 09:52 PM PDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

thesonoranman

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

April 18th, 2015
Sweetwater Wetlands

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What

raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

speiden

Date

April 21, 2015 05:43 PM EDT

Description

tracks

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raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

speiden

Date

April 22, 2015 05:33 PM EDT

Description

tracks of left front and left hind feet

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dpom

Date

April 24, 2015 07:37 AM PDT

Description

Early morning visit by two raccoons to our bird bath.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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lfelliott

Date

April 23, 2015 07:01 PM CDT

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 23, 2015

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jeffchapman7967

Date

April 23, 2015 01:00 PM PDT

Description

At El Monte historical museum. Tracks

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

vilseskog

Date

April 5, 2015

Description

roadkill

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

celticcail

Date

April 20, 2015 05:49 PM EDT

Description

Aww. My dog chased her up a tree. :x

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joewantuch

Date

March 6, 2015

Description

Waddle pattern, hind next to front

Trail
Nail to nail
Length
15 1/4
15 3/4
16
16 3/4
13 1/8

Width
4 7/8
3 3/8
5 7/8
6 3/4
5 1/4

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

kieran

Date

April 19, 2015 08:22 AM EDT
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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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