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South American Coati

Coati by Emily Y Horton
Nasua nasua
Class: 
Mammalia
Order: 
Carnivora
Family: 
Procyonidae
IUCN Red List status: 
Least Concern

Threats and Conservation

Aside from hunting, the biggest threat to the South American Coati (Coatimundi) is the destruction and fragmentation of forest in Central and South America. However the level of threat and the relative decline in numbers is not well known as this species is relatively unstudied.

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