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Subject: Coati (Nasua sp.)
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Coati (Nasua sp.)

From: Fiona Anderson
Subject: What is it?
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 21:56:07 +1100


Does anyone know what type of animal this is?
We think its some kind of panda.

From: Sam Tanng
Subject: Re: What is it?
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 11:00:43 -0800

To me, it looks like a coatimundi. I believe there are two species of
this animal. One in Mexico and Central America and one in South America
(I think). From what I remember, it's mostly a fruit eater, but also eats
insects and bird eggs. Hope this helps! Nice picture!


The white-nosed coati (Nasua narica), also known as the coatimundi is a species of coati and a member of the family Procyonidae (raccoons and relatives). Local names include pizote, antoon, and tejón.
Scientific Name: Nasua narica (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Names:
English – White-nosed Coati, Coatimundi
Spanish – Cozumbo, Pizote, Antoon, Coatí norteño
Synonyms: Viverra narica Linnaeus, 1766

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