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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • English
    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
    • Raccoon
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    • raton laveur
  • Spanish
    • Mapache
    • Mapach
    • Zorra Manglera
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    • batúi
  • Maya
    • a’ka’bak

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

alicehulslander

Date

December 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

robertosalom9

Date

December 19, 2014 05:42 PM CST

Description

1 mapache adulto y 1 juvenil cruzando

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

July 20, 2014

Description

My final conclusion is raccoon due to the full foot print register and no break of pattern in the heel part of the print. The only other mammal locally that registers a full toe print would be the opossum but the opossum has an opposable thumb that jets out awkwardly. I'll take better photos next time. Looking for a second opinion.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

aliumt

Date

December 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 17, 2014 12:29 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

javierahr

Date

December 16, 2014 01:00 PM AST

Description

Raccoon tracks on mud.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

annikaml

Date

June 23, 2012 08:16 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

hawnzd

Date

November 23, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

chris_hass

Date

December 11, 2014 03:05 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

December 14, 2014 02:55 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

December 13, 2014 12:39 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Date

December 13, 2014 12:38 PM EST
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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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