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White-Nosed Coati: Raccoon's Cousin

Overview

One morning in late summer, naturalist Doug Moore was driving in Madera Canyon in southeastern Arizona. He suddenly noticed a strange-looking animal in the middle of the road. At first Doug thought it was a monkey, but as the car inched closer, the animal spun around to face him head-on. It wasn't a monkey-it was a mysterious white-nosed coati!

Look inside to learn more about these secretive animals, including how they hunt, raise their young, and survive in the wild. You'll ...

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Overview

One morning in late summer, naturalist Doug Moore was driving in Madera Canyon in southeastern Arizona. He suddenly noticed a strange-looking animal in the middle of the road. At first Doug thought it was a monkey, but as the car inched closer, the animal spun around to face him head-on. It wasn't a monkey-it was a mysterious white-nosed coati!

Look inside to learn more about these secretive animals, including how they hunt, raise their young, and survive in the wild. You'll also find out how humans are helping to make sure that coatis-truly among America's finest hidden animal treasures-are around for a long, long time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617725814
  • Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012
  • Series: America's Hidden Animal Treasures Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Lexile: IG970L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

"A Monkey in Madera Canyon" 4

Raccoon Relative 6

Food Time 8

A Taste for Tarantulas 10

All in a Day's Work 12

Living in a Troop 14

Raising a Family 16

Girl Power 18

Clowning Around 20

Threats 22

Disappearing Home 24

Coatis for Sale 26

White-Nosed Coati Facts 28

People Helping Coatis 29

Glossary 30

Bibliography 31

Read More 31

Learn More Online 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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