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White-nosed Coati

Nasua narica

Description:

This was a group of over 20 family members foraging. Esto fue un grupo familiar de mas que 20 ejemplares buscando comida.

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14 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Gracias Gerardo! Crobin these are also called "Pizotes" P-Zo-TAY in Costa Rican Spanish!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Very cool spotting great shots :)

crobin
crobin 9 years ago

Thanks for posting this I didn't know those where called coatis

Apple
Apple 9 years ago

Yes, I agree, I would consider racoons here as urban biodiversity for sure!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Apple, I have pictures of this species rummaging through dumpsters like raccoons. That would definitely be urban biodiversity!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

I see these guys all the time. They are a cool gang. They turn more Head's than Marilyn Monroe!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Cool gang!!!

Apple
Apple 9 years ago

You should add them to the Urban Biodiversity mission if they live so close to people. I am fascinated by Costa Rica and its wildlife. A visit there is on my bucket list for sure!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Fabulous and funny !!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Thank you Alice!!!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Beautiful animals!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

They really are gregarious creatures. These in particular live in a resort development and are accomstumed to people. They are brazen like raccoons.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Coatis are fun!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

What cute little guys!

LarryGraziano
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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 20, 2011
Submitted on Oct 17, 2011

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