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White-nosed coati

Nasua narica

Description:

Cute furry animals 2 foot long with a 2 foot long striped tail up in the air and long snouts like ant eaters! All together..family oriented?

Notes:

On my way to Laguna Arenal/Volcan Arenal I found this family of Coaties? foraging the ground, could not see what it was they were eating but they were digging their snouts very deep.

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White-nosed coati
Nasua narica White-nosed coati


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3 Comments

Thank you, Hemma

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

lovely, Gilma!

Thank you so much for the ID, Stian Waaler, I got very confused when I search and they have some coaties that did not resemble the ones in my spotting at all. White-nosed coati it is exactly what it is. Thanks again.

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 3, 2013
Submitted on Mar 11, 2013

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