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White-nosed Coati

Nasua narica

Description:

White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica), Parque Nacional de Corcovado, Peninsula de Osa, Costa Rica

Habitat:

Rainforest

Notes:

White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica), Parque Nacional de Corcovado, Peninsula de Osa, Costa Rica Feeding a cashew fruit (caju). We know certainly the cashew nut which the coati hold in its hands. This is the seed. Interesting fact: The cashew is one of the only fruits where the seed is outside the fruit. Read more about cashew: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170...

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10 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

o wow !!! Never seen before !!!

injica
injica 7 years ago

Very cute :)

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

And Costa Ricans are called Ticos ;-)... Thanks, Toucan!

Toucan
Toucan 7 years ago

Costa Ricans also call them "Pisotes".

Jeannette
Jeannette 7 years ago

Lovely spotting :)

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Thanks, folks!

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

I've never seen one either!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

Interesting animal!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

I've never seen one of these before. He's beautiful :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Sweet.

bayucca
Spotted by
bayucca

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 7, 2003
Submitted on Jan 6, 2013

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