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The South American Coati, or Ring-tailed Coati , is a species of coati from South America. In Brazilian Portuguese it is known as quati. It is native to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay and Venezuela. It is the southern replacement of its very similar cousin, the White-nosed Coati. Weight in this species is 3.4–6 kg and total length is about 1 m , half of that being its tail.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by EAmer
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Uploaded Jan 7, 2013. Captured Dec 30, 2012 12:38 in Truman 19-21, Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • NIKON D3X
  • f/4.0
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm