Costa Rica Coatis are also known as Coatimundi, Snookum Bears and they are members of the raccoon family (Procyonidae). They are diurnal mammals native to South America, Central America, and South-Western North America.
One of 22 recently-born coatis is given a medical inspection by zoo keepers at Melbourne Zoo. The coati, which belongs to the larger raccoon family, was given a vaccination and micro-chipped to be easily identifiable in future.
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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