Zoobooks magazine for kids!
Tell your teachers about EnchantedLearning.com!


Click on a region in the picture to color it in with the selected color.
Click on a color swatch in the palette to select a new color.
The currently selected color in the palette is indicated by a black rectangle drawn around it.
When you click, the point that you're clicking on is at the tip of the arrow or the tip of the pointing finger.

The coatimundi (pronounced ko-WAH-ti-MUN-dee) is also called the coati (pronounced ko-WAH-ti) or the hog-nosed coon. It is a small mammal that lives in small groups called bands. The coatimundi is related to the raccoon. Coatimundi are great tree climbers who live in tropical rainforests, grasslands, and brushy areas of South America and southern North America. Coatimundi have a life span of about 14 years in captivity.

Anatomy: Coatimundi have a long, pointed muzzle and a long, bushy, ringed tail. They range in size from 13-27 inches (33-69 cm) long plus a tail just as long as the body; they weigh from 7 to 15 pounds (3-7 kg). Males are larger than females. The coatimundi has brownish fur.

Diet: Coatimundi are omnivores (they eat both meat and plants). They eat small animals (like lizards, insects, rodents, snails, and birds), fruit and nuts. They often eat while hanging upside down from a tree branch. Coati find food using their keen sense of smell.

Classification: Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Class Mammalia (mammals), Order Carnivora, Family Procyonidae, Genus Nasua, Species: narica, nasua, nelsoni, olivacea and wedeli

Copyright ©2001-2018 EnchantedLearning.com

Click Here -- ZoomStore.com!
Please visit our store.

What's NewSite mapAnimal
Zoom AstronomyZoom BirdsZoom ButterflyZoom DinosaursZoom RainforestsZoom SharksZoom WhalesEnchanted Learning Home
CraftsK-3 ThemesLittle Explorers
Picture dictionary
Rebus RhymesGeographyOceansBiomesZoom SchoolZoom InventorsZoom ExplorersBusy Little Brains

E-mail Zoom Store
Great birthday presents for kids who love animals

Subscribe to our mailing list - find out what's new at EnchantedLearning.com. We'll e-mail you our free newsletter each month! As stated in our privacy policy, we fully respect your privacy and will not use your e-mail address for any purpose other than the newsletter subscription.

Enchanted Learning Search

First search engine with spelling correction and pictures!
Search EnchantedLearning.com for all the words:
Enter one or more words, or a short phrase.
You can use an asterisk * as a wild-card.

Click for ZoomStore.com