The Coatimundi are related to the raccoon. They are found in both North America and South America

They have a long snout, an elongated body, and a long bushy tail banded with dark rings. The coat color varies from yellowish brown or reddish brown to black. The males are significantly larger than the females and may be more than 50 in. (127 cm) long and may weigh up to 25 lb (11 kg). Coatimundi are  forest dwellers, agile tree climbers and are areactive both day and night.  They eat lizards, birds, and fruit and uses its long mobile snout to grub for insects and roots.