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Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: 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 was announced on 15 August 2013.[2][3]

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  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. Archived frae the original on 9 Januar 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  3. Roland Kays. Press conference at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Livestream (video). 15 August 2013 [1] Archived 2014-05-08 at the Wayback Machine