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What has a face like a cat, a body like a small bear, and a tail like a monkey? It’s a binturong, also known as a bearcat

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Binturong (or, How Can It Binturong When It Feels So Right?

Bornean Binturong or Bearcat (Arctictis binturong penicillata) by kjdrill, via Flickr

Bornean Binturong or Bearcat (Arctictis binturong penicillata)

A binturong is also known as a bearcat because they kind of look like what you might get if you could mix a bear & a cat together.  (Pic from @Rick Schwartz twitter feed)

Binturong or bearcat

Binturong baby! Miss those popcorn smelling loves.

It's a Bear! It's a Cat! It's Neither!

Baby-Bearcat Cub in Singapore Zoo

Binturong, also called a bearcat, found in South & Southeast Asia. Prehensile tail, weighs 50-70 lbs, mostly arboreal, omnivorous. Endangered. Hunted for meat & coat.

binturong - What an adorable face; easy to anthropomorphise the expression.

The Binturong or Asian Bearcat: The Only Mammal that Smells Like Popcorn

The Binturong or Asian Bearcat: The Only Mammal that Smells Like Popcorn

The Binturong, or Asian Bearcat is neither bear nor cat. This endangered mammal is found in Southeast Asia. The Binturong is the only animal that smells like popcorn

Binturong,

Binturong,

Baby Binturong

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Carnivori/Binturong(o Gatto Orsino- Arctictis Binturong):

A Bearcat is another name for a binturong, a sloth-like mammal from Southeast Asia.

A Bearcat is another name for a binturong, a sloth-like mammal from Southeast Asia.

Binturong by Tristan Dumlao  Binturong also known as Palawan Bearcat. A nocturnal animal that lives in forest trees, using its tail and claws to cling to branches. They are omnivorous and its body is covered with thick dark fur. It has a lighter fur on its face to make it appear larger to other animals.

A nocturnal animal that lives in forest trees, using its tail and claws to cling to branches. They are omnivorous and its body is covered with thick dark fur. It has a lighter fur on its face to make it appear larger to other animals.

Rungus, the Male Binturong @ Aquarium of the Pacific at Long Beach.  He smells like buttered popcorn!!

Rungus, the Male Binturong @ Aquarium of the Pacific at Long Beach. He smells like buttered popcorn!

The Binturong (Arctictis binturong), also known as the Asian bearcat, the Palawan bearcat, or simply the bearcat, is a species of the family Viverridae, which includes the civets and genets. It is the only member of its genus. The binturong is neither a bear nor a cat, and the real meaning of the original name has been lost,

The Binturong (Arctictis binturong), also known as the Asian bearcat.

Der Binturong, auch Marderbär genannt, ist eine Raubtierart aus der Familie der Schleichkatzen. Seines Aussehens wegen wurde er früher zu den Kleinbären gestellt, in Wahrheit ist er aber eine gestaltlich sehr abweichende Schleichkatze.

Der Binturong, auch Marderbär genannt, ist eine Raubtierart aus der Familie der Schleichkatzen. Seines Aussehens wegen wurde er früher zu den Kleinbären gestellt, in Wahrheit ist er aber eine gestaltlich sehr abweichende Schleichkatze.

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Binturong Cub, also called a Bear Cat. Apparently they smell like popcorn!

Lucy the binturong celebrates her 5th birthday at the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio. Happy birthday, Lucy!

Also known as the binturong, the bearcat is agile like a cat in the canopy and less adept on ground, walking flat-footed like a bear.

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