kinkajou


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kinkajou

a member of the Procyonidae family, the raccoons, with a long prehensile tail. It is arboreal, vegetarian and nocturnal, weighing up to 10 lb. It has short dense fur colored olive, yellow or red brown. Called also Potos flavus, night monkey, honey bear.
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But through his new business contact he was able to take advantage of China's established manufacturing base to build the kinkajou and other products by his company, Bottle Cutting Inc.
The kinkajou, which is also known as a honey bear and is similar to a racoon, had previously bitten Paris during a shopping trip in LA in December.
The kinkajou eats figs, insects flower nectar, and even small He uses his six-inch-long tongue to slurp his favorite food-honey.
Baylisascaris procyonis (Stefanski and Zarnowski, 1951) from the kinkajou, Potos flavus, in Colombia.
Nevertheless, we registered tree visits by kinkajous and an unidentified rodent visiting and feeding on fruits at night.
In early April 2010, a pet kinkajou aged 10 weeks was seen by a veterinarian in rural, northeast Tennessee for a routine health examination.
But, animals like the kinkajou, is clearly not aware of this.
The 25 year-old blonde, whose pet kinkajou is named Baby Luv, had to be treated in A&E for the wound.
Although the eight specimens examined do not increase the known distribution of the species because it has been reported from several tropical localities in northern Veracruz (Hall and Dalquest, 1963; Kortlucke, 1972), they do represent the first known records of kinkajou from Puebla.
She coped brilliantly with the challenge of demonstrating a temperamental remote-controlled car, handling a kinkajou from London Zoo and making a Christmas card, but it was her total assurance on the trampoline that really impressed us.
Design that Matters (DtM) worked with Mali-based volunteer organization World Education to develop the Kinkajou projector, which helps adults and children in impoverished regions around the world have a chance at better lives by learning how to read everything from medicine labels to voting ballots.
Microsatellite analysis of kinkajou social organization.