-- Coatis’ species is very social, living in bands of 4-25 individuals, which are usually related females and their young.
-- Since they are accustomed to arboreal life, coatis mate in the trees, creating nests for their young among the branches. The offspring for 5-6 weeks before she rejoins the band.
-- Their ankles are double jointed and extremely flexible, enabling the animal to descend trees headfirst.
-- Coatis are diurnal, sleeping in treetops leaves and branches.
-- They spend their day searching for food, grooming and resting. Male coatis live alone, separated from the females, because they have a tendency to eat their offspring.
Figure 3: Coati hanging on a tree