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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

creationhiker

Date

May 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

blanktvscreen

Date

May 25, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

naturenut

Date

May 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dpom

Date

May 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

hoboannie

Date

May 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

salmonskyview

Date

May 28, 2015

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

finatic

Date

May 25, 2015 11:51 AM PDT

Description

Riverside County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jwtrammell

Date

May 27, 2015

Place

Oak Glen (Google, OSM)

Description

Running across the road as I was driving. Time of day: late afternoon.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

wendy_anthony

Date

May 22, 2015 10:00 PM PDT

Description

herded ahead of us toward the field edge by the owl-walk gang - too dark for photo

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 27, 2015 12:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

May 27, 2015 03:31 PM PDT
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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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