Coatis (or Coatimundi)

Coati

The coati above, which looks much like a racoon, searches for food on the ground. In Tikal Biosphere Preserve, Guatemala.

Coati in tree.

This coati, in the Monteverde cloudforest of Costa Rica, is looking for fruit in the rainforest canopy.

The coati below was seen in Costa Rica

Coati on ground, Costa Rica

This family of caotis is fed every day near a lodge in Costa Rica. Although it is appealing to the tourists, it probably is not the best idea.

Coati family

© 2001 Stephen Blythe