White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) - photo from Simone's Kitchen; Coatis (or Coatimundi) are members of the raccoon family that live in South America, Central America, and southwestern North America. All coatis have a slender head with an elongated, flexib
White-nosed Coati (Coatimundi, Kudamundi) - They inhabit wooded areas (dry and moist forests) of the Americas. They are omnivores, preferring small vertebrates, fruits, carrion, insects, and eggs. They can climb trees easily, where the tail is used for balance, but they are most often on the ground foraging.