Also known as the honey bear, kinajous are rain forest mammals related to the olingo, coati and raccoon.
- Lifespan: up to 40 years
- 40- 60 cms long (16-24 inches)
- 2-5 kilos (3-10 pounds)
- Nocturnal (get active around 7pm)
Also known as the hog-nose coon, coati are commonly seen around public area in Costa Rica. Coatis communicate their intentions through chipping, snorting and grunting, and are reguarded as highly intelligent. Some of their notable features are their bear like claws, pig like snout and large canine teeth.
- 7-15 years
- 30 cm tall (12 inches)
- 2-8 kgs (4-17 lbs)