In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We blundered on for hours, passing through the cattle gates of anonymous ranches, scattering cows, coatis, and caimans, before we got stuck.
- While the plants in the center help most animals in the graph, they have a special relation to the tree-dwelling mammals in the set: spider monkeys, howler monkeys, and coatis.
- A raccoon-like coati scurried across the road and into the adjacent woodland, just as one did thirty years before.
- Back near the boiling mud we came upon a coati crossing the trail - there was a noise in the bush and soon there were more of them, all rushing away from the source of a hooting in the forest over on the right.
- The reserve provides a home to 1,800 black howler monkeys as well as 250 species of birds, deer, coatis, anteaters, peccaries, and iguana.
- We already have problems with grey squirrels, now coatis and terrapins are also a problem.
- Many eggs are destroyed by this unfortunate timing, and predators (mainly coyotes, raccoons, opossums and coatis in Costa Rica) account for further losses.
- Meanwhile, a litter of up to 20 South American coatis can be seen out and about playing every day as they tuck into insects, eggs and fruit.
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