Olinguito

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Olinguito
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Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Procyonidae
Genus: Bassaricyon
Species: B. neblina
Binomial name
Bassaricyon neblina
Helgen, 2013

The olinguito (/ˌlɪŋˈɡt/ OH-lihn-GEE-toe;[1] / IPA [ˌoʊlɪŋˈɡiːtoʊ]; Bassaricyon neblina), which is Spainyie for "little olingo", is a mammal o the genus Bassaricyon in the faimily Procyonidae (the raccoon faimily). Its discovery wis annoonced on 15 August 2013.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Borenstein, Seth (15 August 2013). "Adorable New Mammal Species Found 'In Plain Sight'". ABC News. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  2. Stromberg, Joseph (15 August 2013). "For the First Time in 35 Years, A New Carnivorous Mammal Species is Discovered in the American Continents". Smithsonian Magazine. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  3. Roland Kays. Press conference at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Livestream (video). 15 August 2013 [1]