Facts About Olinguito
Olinguito is a mammal that is recently discovered in South America. Some interesting facts about Olinguito.
Fact 1:Â Olinguito is carnivore.
Fact 2: This is the first new carnivore discovered in the Western Hemisphere in the last 35 years.
Fact 3: For more than a century the oliguino was mistaken for its larger close relative.
Fact 4: Olinguito in Spanish means ‘œlittle, adorable olingo’
Fact 5: It’s population is estimated to be tens of thousands.
Fact 6: The species was discovered by Smithsonian zoologist Kristofer M. Helgen.
Fact 7: It’s scientific name is Bassaricyon neblina.
Fact 8: Olinguito lives in tree tops.