Coati Mundi

Coati Mundi

Scientific Name

Nasua nasua

Range

From Columbia to northern Argentina and into Ecuador

Habitats

Forests; deciduous, evergreen, cloud forest, riverine gallery forest, xeric, & dry scrub forest habitats

What do they eat?

Omnivorous; fruits, small bird eggs, small animals & invertebrates

Status

Least concern

Conservation Threats

Habitat loss and sometimes hunting

Fun Facts
  • Females run in groups of 15-30 called 'bands'
  • They can rotate their back ankles 180 degrees which allows them to run down a tree head first
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