The raccoon sometimes spelled racoon, also known as the common raccoon,
North American raccoon, northern raccoon and colloquially as coon, is a ...
Raccoons in the northern parts of their range gorge themselves in spring and
summer to store up body fat. They then spend much of the winter asleep in a den.
Range Description: Originally a North and Central American species, occurring
from the Canadian prairies southwards across the United States of America ...
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Raccoons are found across southern Canada, throughout most of the United
States, and into northern South America. They have been introduced to parts of ...
Feb 7, 2012 ... Life span: In the wild, a raccoon has a life expectancy of about 2 to 3 ... Barns
have aided their northern migration, offering refuge from cold ...
Genus, Procyon Storr, 1780 – raccoons. Species, Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)
– Raccoon, northern raccoon, Mapache común, common raccoon, raton laveur.
Raccoons are highly intelligent and curious creatures, but they can also be a
nuisance to any homeowner. These nocturnal mammals can destroy gardens, ...
Biology. The northern raccoon, Procyon lotor, is the species in North and Central
America, and the related crab-eating raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus, occurs ...
Jun 17, 2015 ... Procyon lotor is the most familiar species and is known as the "common racoon,"
the North American raccoon, the northern raccoon, or even ...