Coati

About halfway along the Path of the Falls Walk, we came upon a band of coatimundi, or coati as they’re called here.

These mammals are relatives of our raccoons and cousins of the animals Dale and the kids saw in Guatemala years ago (I was laid up, sick, in Belize at the time).

This pack was really brazen, apparently used to being fed by the tourists. Although there are warning signs along the path to not touch or feed the Coati, the warnings are generally ignored. At one point, we saw a large female climb into a parked baby carriage, looking for food.

Just setting our backpack down for a minute lured another Coati to poke around.

Sorry, no food in there. And my camera isn’t edible, either.

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