Coatimundis
BEHAVIOR

Unlike most members of the raccoon family, coatimundis are diurnal, meaning they are most active during the day, rather than at night. Female coatimundis often form loosely organizd groups that can e up to 25 individuals. Male coatimundis are typically solitary.

COLOR PATTERN
  • Light brown or black coat
  • Long ringed tail

WHERE WE LIVE

Coatimundis are widespread and live in habitats ranging from hot and arid areas to humid rainforests and even the cold mountains of the Andes.

WEIGHT
Coatimundi
4-18 pounds
 
Bowling Ball
8 pounds
LENGTH
Coatimundi
26-56 inches long
 
A Man’s Stride
36 inches long

Bonus

 

 

Coatimundi
Coatimundis can run up to 15 mph
 
Cheetahs
75 mph
WHAT WE EAT

Carnivore that primarily eats fruit

  • Berries
  • Frogs
  • Small Rodents
  • Insects

 

THREATS

  • Habitat Loss
    Coatimundis are losing a lot of their habitat to farmers and urbanization.
  • Pet Trade
    Coatimundis have become popular in the pet trade.

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