White-Nosed Coati

White-Nosed Coati

White-nosed coatis are omnivores that primarily eat insects, but will feast on beetles, spiders, scorpions, ants, termites, grubs, centipedes, crabs, fruit, mice, lizards, and frogs.

White-nosed coatis are omnivores that primarily eat insects and typically eat fruit and invertebrates. They will feast on invertebrates, such as beetles, spiders, scorpions, ants, termites, grubs, centipedes, and even land crabs. When plentiful, fruit is also eaten. Occasionally coatis may search for small vertebrates, such as mice, lizards, and frogs.


Image | ©️ Carol, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Cuarón, Helgen, Reid, Pino, & González-Maya, 2016; Kaufmann, 1962, Gompper, 1998, Grzimek, 1990; Macdonald, 1995; Marceau, 2001; Valenzuela 1998)

 

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