coatimundi


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co·a·ti·mun·di

also co·a·ti·mon·di  (kō-ä′tē-mŭn′dē)
n. pl. coatimundi or co·a·ti·mun·dis also coatimondi or co·a·ti·mon·dis
A coati.

[Possibly Tupí coati; see coati + Tupí mundé, animal trap.]
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The exotic animals exhibit will include a chinchilla, a domestic skunk, a tortoise, a tarantula, a parrot, a fennec fox, lizards, a coatimundi (a member of the raccoon family) and a kinkajou, Felkamp said.
Harris cited images of javelinas, pig-like desert mammals, and coatimundi, members of the raccoon family, captured at higher latitudes in recent years.
Razzle, the ring-tailed coatimundi, was found by a surprised dog walker in Abbeygate, Newport.
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HSharing her home with more than 70 critters, ranging from a raccoon to lizards, alpacas and even a South American coatimundi, it's no wonder that Jordan Ryan's neighbours call her the 'Zoo Lady'.
guyanensis, found in coatimundi and other vertebrates in South America (8).