Head-Body Length:80-130 cm
Identification:The white-nosed coatimundi is gray or brown in color with silvery arms, a white band on its muzzle, and white spots on its throat, belly, feet, and tail. Its tail and snout are long.
Habitat: Dry oak forests, tropical lowlands, grasslands, forest edges
Diet:Carnivore: beetles, grubs, spiders, termites, centipedes, crabs, lizards, mice, frogs, turtles
Reproduction: The gestation period of coatis is 77 days long. The female gives birth to her 3-5 young separate from the group.
Behavior: The coati is mainly a diurnal species. It is both terrestrial and arboreal.
Status: No special status
Interesting-Facts: Coatimundi is a South American term for a lone male. Sometimes this name is used to describe a group instead of the proper name coati.
Geographic: Central America
Southern North America Date:1967-03 Subjects: Coatis
|Name||White-nosed coatimundi , Nasua narica|
|Litter Size||2-7 litter|
|Life span||14 years.|
|Reproduction||The gestation period of coatis is 77 days long. The female gives birth to her 3-5 young separate from the group.|
|Height||6.5 to 13 pounds (3 to 6 kilograms)|
|Colors||White-nosed coati News. White-nosed coatis are reddish brown to black with lighter underparts. The coati's face has black and gray markings with a white spot above and below each eye, on each cheek and around the end of the muzzle.|
Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Carnivora
Family – Procyonidae
Genus – Nasua
Genus Species -Nasua narica