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White-Nosed Coati

Raccoon's Cousin

From the Series America's Hidden Animal Treasures

One sunny morning in late summer, naturalist Doug Moore was driving in Madera Canyon in southeastern Arizona when he noticed a large animal on the road. He saw that the creature had a long snout, slender body, and long tail with rings of light and dark fur. At first he thought it looked like a monkey. After stopping his car for a better look, Doug saw that it wasn’t a monkey at all—it was a white-nosed coati! These small mammals are rarely seen in the United States because their population has been reduced by hunting and habitat loss. In White-Nosed Coati: Raccoon’s Cousin, kids go on a real-life adventure with wildlife biologists as they research these elusive creatures. Children will learn about the coatis’ natural habitat, diet, behavior, and physical characteristics. Large, full-color photos and a dramatic narrative format will keep readers turning the pages.White-Nosed Coati: Raccoon’s Cousinis part of Bearport’s America’s Hidden Animal Treasures series.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 4
Category Beginning Readers
Subject Animals
Copyright 2013
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.6
Reading Counts! Quiz Q58685
Reading Counts! Points 3.0
Dewey 599.76'3
Lexile 970
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 153716
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words and Index