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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Woman attempted to pet coatimundi and aggression coatimundi attempted to scratch woman Variegated 1.
virginianus numbers by hunting and/or fencing could favor smaller species such as primates or coatimundis, important for wildlife viewing and as seed dispersers (Brigham 1990, Ernst and Tolsma 1990).
Hombre, bueno," he congratulated as he exited the thick and handed me the coatimundi by the tail.
If you follow the people into their mountains, Jaguars still stalk the land and Coatimundis are common as field mice.
Gilbert has written how coatimundis who live in scrub they're too short to see over can build three-dimensional maps of what's ahead from sounds and odors.
We currently have a giant Gambian pouch rat, and we've previously had de-scented skunks, coatimundis and matamata turtles.
Or if antelope, bighorn sheep, cactus wrens, peccaries, and coatimundis experience a surge of gladness, does the chuckawalla, the sidewinder, the desert tortoise also?
These contain snippets of natural history, some fascinating, others baffling, and a series of odd vignettes: "Troops of coatimundis amble along trails.
The most unusual animals they have ever cared for were coatimundis passed on by the RSPCA.
On nature hikes, we spotted toucans, squirrel monkeys, white-faced cappucin monkeys, two-toed as well as three-toed sloths, coatimundis (a raccoon relative), and other exotic animals.