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.
- Light brown or black coat
- Long ringed tail
Coatimundis are widespread and live in habitats ranging from hot and arid areas to humid rainforests and even the cold mountains of the Andes.
26-56 inches long
36 inches long
Coatimundis can run up to 15 mph
Carnivore that primarily eats fruit
- Small Rodents
- Habitat Loss
Coatimundis are losing a lot of their habitat to farmers and urbanization.
- Pet Trade
Coatimundis have become popular in the pet trade.