(via Smithsonian unearths a new species of carnivore: The olinguito - The Washington Post)

…The rust-colored, furry little mammal lives in the treetops of the Andes Mountains and weighs in at two pounds, making it the most petite member of the raccoon family. It dines on fruits such as figs, but also enjoys insects or plant nectar, according to the Smithsonian Institution, which announced the discovery Thursday.
The olinguito is the first new species of carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years. Finding a new mammal, especially a carnivore, is rare…

(via Smithsonian unearths a new species of carnivore: The olinguito - The Washington Post)

The rust-colored, furry little mammal lives in the treetops of the Andes Mountains and weighs in at two pounds, making it the most petite member of the raccoon family. It dines on fruits such as figs, but also enjoys insects or plant nectar, according to the Smithsonian Institution, which announced the discovery Thursday.

The olinguito is the first new species of carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years. Finding a new mammal, especially a carnivore, is rare…

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