The coati has a flexible, slightly upturned nose which can rotate up to 60 degrees in any direction. Its long tail is used for balance and signaling and double-jointed ankles allow it to descend trees head first.
- Conservation StatusLeast Concern
- Life span8-16 years
Body size5-18 lbs.
12 in. at shoulder
- Native habitat Forests of Central America
- DietFruit, invertebrates, birds, rodents