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Ring-tailed coati

Nasua nasua

Description:

•They eat fruit, invertebrates, other small animals and bird eggs. •Females can live in groups of 15 to 30 animals. The males are usually solitary. •When they sound the alarm call, they climb in trees, and then drop down to the ground and disperse.

Habitat:

Forests -I saw these coatis in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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3 Comments

BrunoMoller
BrunoMoller 5 years ago

Thank you! You probably saw a white-nosed coati. I've never seen a white-nosed, but a lot of ring-tailed coatis

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

I saw a coati (not sure it was a ringtail) in Costa Rica. Never got a good photo...I envy you doing a better job of getting one than I was able. Nice job, Bruno!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

So cute!

BrunoMoller
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BrunoMoller

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 17, 2016
Submitted on Apr 16, 2016

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