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Average Size: 33-60cm (13-24 in) and weighs 3-8kg (6-18lbs)
Average Lifespan: 8-15 years
Range/ Distribution Map
Habitat Description: Forests, grasslands, desert and is only found on the American continent.
Behavior/Diet: Omnivore. Fruits, nuts, small mammals, reptiles, eggs, snakes, insects. The females live in a group of 10-30 known as a band while the males remain solitary. Nocturnal.
Conservation Status: Listed as a least concern.
They like shiny objects.