animals that start with c : Coati


The coati is most commonly found in South, Central, and South-Western America. It can thrive in a wide range of habitats, from hot, dry locales to humid rainforests.

One of the first things that you notice with this creature are the white markings around its eyes, ears, and snout. The latter has a high level of flexibility and can be rotated as much as 60 degrees in every direction.

From tip to tail, the adult coati comes in at 33 to 60 cm, whilst standing about 30 cm at the shoulder, and weighing in at between 3 to 8 kg. Their diet consists of smaller vertebrate prey, such as rodents, birds, and lizards.

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