Olinguito

Rare Carnivore Mammal Species Spotted

August 17, 2013 / No Comments

Scientists have spotted an olinguito in the forests of Equador. If you are wondering what an olinguito is, it is a carnivore species found in the Western Hemisphere after a gap of 35 years. The furry, 2-lb animal looks alike its fellow olingos. The orange-brown olinguito eluded classification by scientists for more than 100 years, although it was observed in the wild. ...