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Raccoon - Wikipedia


The raccoon sometimes spelled racoon, also known as the common raccoon, North American raccoon, northern raccoon and colloquially as coon, is a ...

Raccoons, Raccoon Pictures, Raccoon Facts - National Geographic


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.

North American Mammals: Procyon lotor : Image Information


Procyon lotor. Raccoon Order: Carnivora Family: Procyonidae ... Coon, Northern Raccoon. Sexual Dimorphism: Males are 10%-30% larger than females. Length ...

Raccoon Nation | Raccoon Fact Sheet | Nature | PBS


Feb 7, 2012 ... Size and Weight: The adult raccoon is a medium-sized mammal and the largest of the Procyonidae family. It averages 24 to 38 inches in length ...

Facts about Raccoons | Raccoon Facts | Havahart®


Raccoons are highly intelligent and curious creatures, but they can also be a nuisance to any homeowner. These nocturnal mammals can destroy gardens, ...

WEC-34/UW033: Northern Raccoon - EDIS - University of Florida


Biology. The northern raccoon, Procyon lotor, is the species in North and Central America, and the related crab-eating raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus, occurs ...

Raccoon - New World Encyclopedia


Jun 17, 2015 ... A much rarer species, the "Cozumel raccoon," P. pygmaeus, is native to .... The crab-eating raccoon resembles its northern cousin, the common ...

raccoon | mammal | Britannica.com


Sep 8, 2010 ... The most common and well-known is the North American raccoon (Procyon lotor) , which ranges from northern Canada and most of the United ...

ITIS Standard Report Page: Procyon lotor


Genus, Procyon Storr, 1780 – raccoons. Species, Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758) – Raccoon, northern raccoon, Mapache común, common raccoon, raton laveur.

Raccoon Facts - California NatureMapping


Northern Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Species Code: M153. distribution map Description: Raccoons are distinguished by a black mask across the eyes and bushy ...

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Northern raccoon videos, photos and facts - Procyon lotor | ARKive


Learn more about the Northern raccoon - with amazing Northern raccoon videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Procyon lotor (Northern Raccoon) - IUCN Red List


Range Description: Originally a North and Central American species, occurring from the Canadian prairies southwards across the United States of America ...

ADW: Procyon lotor: INFORMATION


Raccoons are found across southern Canada, throughout most of the United States, and into northern South America. They have been introduced to parts of ...