Order : Carnivora
Family : Procyonidae
Subfamily : Procyoninae
Genus : Procyon


Animals in the genus Procyon

Cozumel raccoon
Crab-eating raccoon
Northern raccoon
Facts about the genus Procyon, the raccoons

The eastern anchor of the Winter Triangle, Procyon is the Alpha star of Canis Minor, the smaller dog.

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Procyon Procyon is also the mammalian genus to which Raccoons belong.

Procyon is also the upper left member of the "Winter Triangle" of first magnitude stars, whose other components are Sirius (Alpha Canis Minoris) at lower left and Betegeuse (Alpha Orionis) at right center (see also wide-field image from

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Raising orphan baby raccoons is a time consuming process. (Full text)

Annual survival of adult raccoons is around 60%.

One reason hunters like chasing raccoons is that raccoons are a real challenge to catch. (Full text)

Parvoviral enteritis in raccoons is due to a unique raccoon parvovirus that is most  antigenically   similar  to   feline parvovirus.

"One of the things animal control officers are warned about rabid raccoons is that "Regardless of who does the shooting, it is critical NOT TO SHOOT THE ANIMAL IN THE HEAD, as the rabies virus is concentrated in the brain tissue.

The greatest problem with raccoons is disease.

A major cause of concern with raccoons is rabies. (Full text)

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ABC News: Deer, Raccoons Are the Top Crop Raiders

" Although raccoons are flesh-eaters and have long canine teeth, their molar teeth are adapted for a varied diet which includes more than just meat.

Come on in, the raccoons are waiting .

AP Wire | 11/05/2004 | Deer, Raccoons Are the Top Crop Raiders

Raccoons are part of most woodlands in North America


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