Photos: 'Adorable' new Carnivore discovered

Photos: 'Adorable' new Carnivore discovered

Credit: Smithsonian/Mark Gurney

A team, led by Smithsonian scientist Kristofer Helgen, spent 10 years examining hundreds of museum specimens and tracking animals in the wild in the cloud forests of Ecuador. The result―the newest species of mammal known to science, the olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina) (Photo by Mark Gurney)

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Posted on August 15, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 15 at 1:31 PM

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