(Enders 1935; Wallmo and Gallizioli 1954; Kaufmann 1962; Russell 1982; Gompper 1996; Hirsch and Gompper 2017, and as noted)
(e.g., Wallmo and Gallizioli 1954; Risser 1963; Kaufmann et al. 1976; Valenzuela 1998; Kays 2009a, except as noted)
White-nosed coatis spend most of the day foraging on the ground but can easily climb trees to reach food.
Coatis have powerful forelegs that they use to climb for fruit or flowers, or to dig for burrowing invertebrates (for example, worms and spiders).
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