are native to Mexico and Brazil and are often known as "honey bears" because of their penchant for honey and nectar.
Baby Luv the kinkajou
didn't live up to its name as it sank its teeth into Paris's arm during a late-night play session.
a new ascarid nematode isolated from captive kinkajou
, Potos flavus, from the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
Nevertheless, we registered tree visits by kinkajous
and an unidentified rodent visiting and feeding on fruits at night.
It is also looking to relocate three kinkajous
and a coati, both of which are members of the racoon family.
[Potos flavus] [Figure 1], coatis [Nasua spp.
A spokesperson for PETA said: "The Chihuahuas, ferrets, and kinkajous
she's paraded through her home in the past were not accessories, and pot-bellied pigs aren't either.
The 24-year-old hotel heiress was all smiles while taking her cute kinkajous
to the vets.
Members of the zoo's staff also take to the road with live animals -- kinkajous
, macaws, iguanas, boas, sometimes even a clouded leopard -- and with multimedia programs for school assemblies.
are in the same taxonomic family (Procyonidae) as raccoons (Procyon lotor) (39), which are a well-established rabies reservoir in North America.
are normally seen in the rainforests but Paris brought hers to Beverly Hills.
In a California where freeway commuting is what most people consider "the jungle," an alligator thrives in a suburban Belmont back yard, raccoon-like kinkajous
frolic in a Palo Alto home and a Petaluma woman tries to breed endangered Southeast Asian leopards.