White-nosed Coatimundi Nasua narica

The coatimundi may look like a cross between an anteater and a lemur, but it’s more closely related to the raccoon.

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ORIGIN:
Central America

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HABITAT:
Forests, grasslands and deserts

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
7-11 lbs
Length: 3-4 ft

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DIET:
Small mammals, lizards, insects and fruits

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PREDATORS:
Cats, snakes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp teeth

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REPRODUCTION:
77-day gestation; sexually mature at 2 yrs

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THREATS:
Human hunting

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
14 yrs

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