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  • Catalan
    • Ós rentador
  • Scientific Names
    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • English
    • Raccoon
    • Northern Raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
  • Nahuatl
    • Mapachtli
  • Maya
    • a’ka’bak
  • Yuto Nahua
    • batúi
  • German
    • Waschbär
    • Nordamerikanischer Waschbär
  • French
    • raton laveur
  • Spanish
    • Mapache
    • Zorra Manglera
  • Finnish
    • pesukarhu

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

March 7, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

March 6, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

March 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

katie38

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

megrua

Date

April 20, 2016 05:34 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

paulsf

Date

May 1, 2016 02:55 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Date

March 1, 2016

Description

I found this Raccoon on the side of the road. It had been hit by a car. It had been dead for a few days i would say. It was a good size adult.

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

April 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

alfonso8

Date

July 16, 2015 01:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

goody

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

Observed along a trail in the WMA

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

rozendal

Date

April 30, 2016 02:01 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

juddpatterson

Date

April 30, 2016 08:50 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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