The solitary coatimundi, often called coati, is the male, while the females live in highly social groups or bands. Living in a group affords the coatis greater protection as there are more eyes to watch out for predators and they can band together to fight off an attack.
1.3 to 2.2 ft
8 to 12 lbs
Up to 14 yrs in captivity
Forest and grassland
Fruit, insects, and other small animals