coatimundi


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coatimundi

a raccoon-like (procyonid) animal with a long, upright tail and long snout. It can climb easily and eats birds, lizards and insects. Called also coati, Nasua nasua.
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Dick would shoot javelina, I would shoot deer and both would try for coatimundis (a raccoon-like desert carnivore).
We currently have a giant Gambian pouch rat, and we've previously had de-scented skunks, coatimundis and matamata turtles.
Before we'd run into the snake, we'd seen red-legged land crabs, coatimundis, squirrels, monkeys, lizards, giant spiders and flocks of birds.
The most unusual animals they have ever cared for were coatimundis passed on by the RSPCA.
Monkeys, coatimundis, peccaries, agoutis, armadillos, sloths, deer, squirrels and bats are commonly seen mammals.
Nests prone to predation by dogs, coatimundis, and other predators are fenced into corrals, screened, or placed in nest boxes for protection.
Notices have been put up to explain the pandas' absence so visitors won't be disappointed with their stand-ins: three female south central American coatimundis from the racoon family.