Learn About Kida

  • Classification: Mammal
  • Species: White-Nosed Coatimundi (Nasua narica)
  • Lifespan in Captivity: 15yrs
  • Lifespan in the Wild: 6-8yrs
  • Length: 3.5-4ft
  • Weight: 5.5-18lbs
  • Range in the Wild: Central America, Northwestern South America, Southwestern United States
  • Habitat in the Wild: wooded areas
    • Diet in the Wild: plant matter, small vertebrates, fruit, human garbage, insects, eggs, lizards, rodents, carrion
    • Diet at Wildlife Images: meat, hard-boiled eggs, fruit, kibble
    • Gender: Female
    • Birth: 2010
    • Arrival: March 2017

Kida arrived from a private owner in Portland. Exotic pets can seem very appealing, but it’s important to remember that they often have very specific care needs or behaviors that people may not anticipate or be prepared for. Kida can be identified by her shorter tail.