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North American raccoon

Procyon lotor

Description:

Grizzled brown fur, white eyebrow patches, dark brown mask around the eyes.

Habitat:

Natural spring fed stream that feeds into a wetland in the middle of an urban city.

Notes:

Felt I was being watched and looked up to see this beautiful face.

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6 Comments

patty
patty 4 years ago

Lovely Raccoon! =)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Great find Lisa....!

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Joe McCullough
Joe McCullough 4 years ago

I want one

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 4 years ago

Thank you! I only was able to get off 2 before it disappeared and the first one was a bit blurry. So I felt fortunate to get this one.

Joseph R. Godreau
Joseph R. Godreau 4 years ago

Nice Shot.

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2016
Submitted on May 26, 2016

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