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Meet the World's Newest Mammal Species: The Olinguito

By Lisa Granshaw Aug 26, 2013

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I. Poglayen-Neuwall

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Over the past century olinguitos have been found and even placed in zoos, but they were always mislabeled. This female olinguito for example, lived in various U.S. zoos decades ago.

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Lisa Granshaw

Lisa Granshaw is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared on the Daily Dot, TODAY.com, Parents Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more. Follow her on Twiiter: @LisaGranshaw.

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