White-Nosed Coati

White-Nosed Coati

Adult male white-nosed coatis live territorial, solitary lives and establish non-overlapping ranges that they mark by spraying urine or dragging their abdomens on a surface and spreading anal secretions.

Adult male white-nosed coatis live solitary lives and establish ranges that they mark by spraying urine or dragging their abdomens on a surface and spreading anal secretions.

Male ranges do not overlap, and they will fight when they meet another male.


Image | ©️ Brian Gratwicke, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY 2.0)
Sources | (Cuarón, Helgen, Reid, Pino, & González-Maya, 2016; Macdonald 1995; Marceau, 2001; Nowak 1999)

 

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