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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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In the area, 53 species of mammals have been recorded of which white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus, white-nosed coati Nasua narica and eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus are the most abundantly occurring, whereas nine-banded armadillo is one of the most scarcely occurring (Monroy-Vilchis et al.
Outside of the breeding season, adult male coatis are known to attack bands (Russell, 1996) and prey on juveniles (Russell, 1981).
Mangifera indica and Pouteria sapota were recorded in the diet of the coatis in this area (Fuentes-Anaya in preparation).
They were from a small, private, exotic animal collection that included kinkajous, coatis, spider monkeys, and various other species.
She is in good health and is settling back in with the other coatis in the zoo.
During this program, 269 capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), 27 black-howling monkeys (Allouata caraya), 12 coatis (Nasua nasua), 20 agoutis (Dasyprocta sp.
Then we went to see the condors, coatis, forest buffaloes, giraffes, okapis, red river hogs (smelly) and on to the chimpanzees.
The tracks of the coatis, Nasua nasua and Nasuella olivacea, were pooled due to their similarity in shape.