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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

tbrooks

Date

October 11, 1999

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

xotinat

Date

September 25, 2016 11:19 AM EDT

Description

3 in tree

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

wolfhoundgirl

Date

July 22, 2016 08:15 PM EDT

Description

Along the edge of a creek near a lot of empty mollusk shells.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jonpoppele

Date

September 24, 2016 04:06 PM CDT

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Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

ggoatboy

Date

September 13, 2016 10:36 AM CDT

Description

Not really a captive....just sort of momentarily stuck

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

biohexx1

Date

September 21, 2016 02:21 PM PDT

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Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

judywelna

Date

September 10, 2013 12:08 AM EDT

Description

nature cam

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Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

judywelna

Date

July 24, 2010 02:31 AM EDT

Description

Sunplus

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

truthseqr

Date

September 24, 2016 10:30 AM PDT

Description

Delightful raccoon tracks along the path. The dried mud was whitish, so the tracks showed up beautifully on the blacktop.

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

mudkipisawesome

Date

September 25, 2016 10:18 AM AEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This was in dads cousins backyard

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

gshugart

Date

September 24, 2016 12:28 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

sbf004

Date

September 24, 2016 05:46 PM 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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