birdandhike.com logo
Home | Wildlife | Mammals
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Mammals Around Las Vegas, Wildlife Around Las Vegas
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)

Identification: White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) are medium-sized (size of a small dog) predator-scavengers with a long snout, black bandit mask, a white nose, white around the eyes, and a long banded tail. The fir is dark reddish brown overall, but there is a bit of white frosting on the shoulder.

Taxonomy: Order Carnivora: Carnivores; Family Procyonidae

White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)

Preferred Habitat: Open forests.

Diet: White-nosed Coati eat anything that doesn't run faster than they do. Their natural diet consists of roots and tubers, plus grasshoppers, crickets, mice, bird eggs, frogs, fruit, and similar items.

Where to Find: Don't look for White-nosed Coati around Las Vegas. Rather, look for this uncommon creature from central Arizona eastward to southern Texas and south into Mexico.

White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) If you were a tasty bug or a juicy tuber, this might be the last face you ever see!
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Madera Canyon, Arizona; raiding a bird feeder
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Madera Canyon, Arizona
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Madera Canyon, Arizona; drinking from pond
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Madera Canyon, Arizona
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Below Madera Canyon, Arizona
More to come
More to come ...

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
copyright; Last updated 171222

Mammals Around Las Vegas Wildlife Around Las Vegas Glossary Copyright, Conditions, Disclaimer Home

 

Google Ads