As with most small, fuzzy wuzzy animals that love to live in the vicinity of tropical resorts, there's almost no danger to you so long as you don't try to pet them orheaven forbidmake them a pet. The Coati may make you go "awww," but it's best to appreciate them through the lens of your camera. See a closer-up photo of one here.
Because this winter season is the high time for North American travelers to flock south to the warmer homes regions of the little Coati, many more tales of meeting the Coati will probably pop up online, but here's oursshort and sweet: one was leisurely sniffing his way around an all-inclusive resort, we thought it was a cat under the elongated snout became clear, and then we grabbed the camera. The results.