Brief description of what you observed
Two coons in a Post Oak hollow
Seen on edge of toad as turned into botanic gardens fir master naturalist meeting.
Watched him wander around in the back yard for about 15 minutes without him seeing me - really large guy. Clearly identified.
See raccoons in my backyard often. Most recently on 10/7/14.
We could not see much of this animal, but judging from the stout legs and the and the white and black striped, medium length, fuzzy tail, It is probably a raccoon.
This baby raccoon was vocalizing loudly and stumbling around the grass while its mother gathered food across the road.
Raccoon was perched on a branch about 30 feet up, overhanging the road. It remained on the branch watching as a group of 15 people walked under the branch.
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...