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olingo

a small, 14 to 20 inches high, yellow to brown bear. It is arboreal, nocturnal, omnivorous and forages in packs. Called also Bassaricyon gabbii (syn. B. beddardi).
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Kristofer Helgen first identified the differences between olingo and olinguito museum specimens in 2003.
Olingos and olinguitos look similar and belong to the same animal family.
Washington, August 16 ( ANI ): Olinguito, which looks like a cross between house cat and a teddy bear, is the latest scientifically documented member of the family Procyonidae, which it shares with raccoons, coatis, kinkajous and olingos.
The Smithsonian Institution announced yesterday that they have confirmed this mammal, previously mistaken for an olingo, is a distinct species, the olinguito
Helgen first figured olinguitos were different from olingos when he was looking at pelts and skeletons in a museum.
Allen 1908: El olingo fue raro y solo se registro en el bosque de la EBC y un cafetal con fragmento de bosque.
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Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito.
The newly-discovered racoon-like critter had to endure roughly 40 years of being set up by zoo officials with males of the similar olingos, only for them to eventually realise they were not even the same species.
Helgen KM, Pinto CM, Kays R, Helgen LE, Tsuchiya MT, Quinn A, Wilson DE, Maldonado JE (2013) Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito.
Olinguitos and olingos look similar and belong to the same animal family.