The olinguito lives in the Andes Mountains at altitudes of 5,000 to 9,000 feet. (Source: Smithsonian Institute)
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The olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina) is the first carnivore species to be discovered in the American continents in 35 years.More >> Smithsonian scientist Kristofer Helgen led a team into the cloud forests of Ecuador. The team spent 10 years examining hundreds of museum specimens and tracking animals, ultimately discovering the newest species of mammal known to science, the olinguito.More >>