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o·lin·go

 (ō-lĭng′gō)
n. pl. o·lin·gos
Any of several small, nocturnal, chiefly arboreal mammals of the genus Bassaricyon of Central and South America, having a pointed snout and a long bushy tail.

[American Spanish, howler monkey.]

olingo

(ɒˈlɪŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -gos
(Animals) a small, nocturnal South American mammal, genus Bassaricyon family Procyonidae, with brownish fur and a long tail

o•lin•go

(oʊˈlɪŋ goʊ)

n., pl. -gos.
any tropical American mammal of the genus Bassaricyon, with large eyes and a long, ringed tail.
[1915]
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Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito.
The newly-discovered racoon-like critter had to endure roughly 40 years of being set up by zoo officials with males of the similar olingos, only for them to eventually realise they were not even the same species.
Helgen KM, Pinto CM, Kays R, Helgen LE, Tsuchiya MT, Quinn A, Wilson DE, Maldonado JE (2013) Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito.
Olinguitos and olingos look similar and belong to the same animal family.
Washington, August 16 ( ANI ): Olinguito, which looks like a cross between house cat and a teddy bear, is the latest scientifically documented member of the family Procyonidae, which it shares with raccoons, coatis, kinkajous and olingos.
Salt Lake City, Washington and New York City to try to get it to breed with other olingos.