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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

connlindajo

Date

May 30, 2016 04:24 PM CDT

Description

Look closely. Asleep on a branch of an oak tree. Head is to the left... belly toward us.

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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erikamitchell

Date

May 16, 2016 02:58 AM ADT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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erikamitchell

Date

May 10, 2016 01:34 AM ADT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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erikamitchell

Date

May 1, 2016 01:31 AM ADT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

April 26, 2016 12:59 AM ADT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 1, 2016 02:26 AM ADT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

apiltman

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

At our backyard just after midnight

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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mweglinski

Date

May 30, 2016 07:52 PM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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asl5120

Date

May 30, 2016 04:55 PM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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asl5120

Date

May 30, 2016 04:38 PM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

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conhawn

Date

May 30, 2016 11:08 AM EDT

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Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asl5120

Date

May 30, 2016 02:15 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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