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coati

[kə′wäd·ē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for three species of carnivorous mammals assigned to the raccoon family (Procyonidae) characterized by their elongated snout, body, and tail.
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The funds will also be used to build the 175-mile, 10-inch LPG pipeline that will connect the Arara Pole in Urucu to the Solimoes Terminal in Coati, State of Amazonas.
Determinants of vigilance behaviour in the ring-tailed coati (Nasua nasua): the importance of within-group spatial position.
Home to abundant wildlife, guests share this untouched rainforest with howler monkeys, ocelot, coati and paca - and experience the fascinating, melodic cacophony of close to 200 species of tropical birds.
Watch out along the way for groups of coati - lemur-type animals, with pointed snouts, cinnamon-coloured coats and long, ringed, upright tails.
One South American coati (Nasua nasua) was recorded preying on a fledgling on the ground.
Then, the Bolivian Government asked ADI to take their remaining circus lions and in the past few weeks ADI have seized 25 lions, 6 monkeys, a coati mundi and a horse from appalling conditions in travelling circuses.
1999) suggest that a coati species is the pollinator of this Malvaceae species.
He's called a coati and he's like a cartoon version of a North American racoon.
The lizard's owner, Nate McClain of Zany Zoo, with a Central American raccoon called a coati perched behind his neck, explained that it can be hard to walk Oedipus - a temperamental creature that McClain says wants to be held and then wants down as often as a nap-deprived baby.
We have found dead wolves, foxes, giant anteater, mini anteater, otter, coati, armadillo, snakes, herons, owl, and lizards, as well as dead fish in the rivers, like the surubins, which can weigh 40 kilos.
Cuixmala is located within the Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Preserve, offering up-close encounters with coati mundis, wild boars, zebra and white tail deer among other inhabitants.
We were finally off the beaten track, and it was wonderful, with jaguar paw prints in the mud along a jungle trail, crocodiles in the river, a coati mundi hanging around the palm-thatched, wood-fired kitchen, choruses from howler monkeys, and Anopheles mosquitoes biting at night.