Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • 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

Guide Colors

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

makielb

Date

May 7, 2013 09:27 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

gm-tkachyk

Date

May 5, 2011 08:03 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dalfonse

Date

August 29, 2016 08:14 AM EDT

Description

By spermaceti cove. Raccoon tracks

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

rafas_lara

Date

August 27, 2016 06:47 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

biohexx1

Date

August 27, 2016 10:28 AM PDT

Description

Near the median of the east-bound side of Olympic Parkway.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

August 28, 2016 11:37 AM AEST

Description

Field Notes - Family of 5 Raccoons, so cute and friendly. They loved the red berries from this tree

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

nelruzam

Date

August 28, 2016 09:08 AM PDT

Description

:(

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

bouteloua

Date

August 28, 2016 10:29 AM CDT

Description

roadkill

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

pixelstain

Date

August 27, 2016 09:57 PM CDT

Description

We caught this guy, or girl, coming up and taking some cat food. I moved our security camera to get a better shot of it.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

August 27, 2016 11:48 AM ICT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

danbachen

Date

August 26, 2016 11:36 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

pisterman

Date

July 11, 2015

Description

Huellas de Mapache en selva baja caducifolia a orilla de un río.

View all observations

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...

Logo eee 15px

Conservation Summary

    Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software