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Coati

Nasua Nasua coati

 

 

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.

Fun Facts:

They like shiny objects.