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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
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    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
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Recent observations

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jonathanlhall

Date

July 5, 2014 09:32 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 20, 2014 11:04 AM PDT

Description

decomposing near trailhead near West end of parking lot

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dwboston

Date

August 20, 2014 08:35 AM CDT

Description

08/20/2014, 8:35 AM
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 1/800 sec, f/5, 105mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 1250 (auto), Exp comp +1/3

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

estherpomareda

Date

August 19, 2014 05:15 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 09:39 PM PDT

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Square

What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

estherpomareda

Date

August 18, 2014 06:58 AM CDT

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Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

royaltyler

Date

August 16, 2014 06:11 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

speiden

Date

August 15, 2014 02:25 PM EDT

Description

very small LF & RH feet. AA battery for scale.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jonahevans

Date

August 15, 2014 06:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

cometkom

Date

August 8, 2014 01:05 PM PDT

Description

During the morning-afternoon, I saw a raccoon crossing the road. Was able to only take a picture of its tail as it went into the bushes.

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

clcradler

Date

August 12, 2014 06:43 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Procyon lotor

Observer

sambiology

Date

August 12, 2014 03:31 PM CDT
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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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