New Mammal Species Discovered by Smithsonian Researcher - NBC4 Washington

    New Mammal Species Discovered

    A Smithsonina researcher discovers a new raccoon-sized mammal called "olinguito", It is a rare breed native to South America and it was overlooked by zoologists until recently. There is evidence that several American zoos in the late 90's mistakenly grouped the olinguito with a closely related "olingo." (Published Friday, Aug 16, 2013) A Smithsonina researcher discovers a new raccoon-sized mammal called "olinguito", It is a rare breed native to South America and it was overlooked by... See More