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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.]


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


(oʊˈlɪŋ goʊ)

n., pl. -gos.
any tropical American mammal of the genus Bassaricyon, with large eyes and a long, ringed tail.
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En marge de la nouvelle edition du festival Ecrans noirs de Yaounde, nous avons pose trois questions a Jean-Marie Mollo Olingo, journaliste et critique de cinema, auteur notamment d'un livre d'initiation a la critique cinematographique.
But experts had always mistaken it for one of its relatives, the olingo.
The olinguito looks like an olingo, except it's not as large and has thicker fur, a different tooth pattern and smaller ears - cuter, in other words.
Examining museum skins revealed that this new species was also smaller overall with a longer and denser coat; field records showed that it occurred in a unique area of the northern Andes Mountains at 5,000 to 9,000 feet above sea level, elevations much higher than the known species of olingo.
For more than a century it was mistaken for its larger close cousin, the olingo.
The zoo's little critter, named Ringerl, was mistaken for a sister species, the olingo.
It took 10 years to discover the olinguito, which began with the team completing a comprehensive study of the olingo family.
In addition to raccoons, adult BP have been described in a kinkajou from Colombia and in another procyonid, the bushy-tailed olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii) (4).
Geoffroy Yahuarundi, Matsonsori Saint-Hilaire) Panthera onca (Linnaeus) Jaguar, Otorongo Canidae Atelocynus microtis (Sclater) Zorro negro orejicorto, Perro de monte Speothos venaticus (Lund) Perro de monte, Perro de bosque Mustelidae Lontra longicaudis (Olfers) Lobo pequeno de rio, Nutria Pteronura brasiliensis (Gmelin) Lobo grande de rio, Nutria grande Eira barbara (Linnaeus) Tejon, Manco Galictis vittata (Schreber) Huron grande, Grison Mustela africana (Desmarest) Comadreja rayada, Comadreja amazonica Procyonidae Bassaricyon alleni (Thomas) Olingo, Chosna pericote Nasua nasua (Linnaeus) Coati de cola anillada, Mishasho Potos flavus (Schreber) Chosna, Cuchumli Procyon cancrivorus (G.
De estas el mono ardilla (Saimiri oerstedii), el danta (Tapirus bairdii) y el conejo (Sylvilagus dicei) son consideradas en peligro de extincion (EN); el oso caballo (Myrmecophaga tridactila) y el zorro (Caluromys derbianus) son vulnerables (V); el zorro de agua (Chironectes minimus), el olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii) y el cacomixtle (Bassariscus sumichrasti) se consideran como de bajo riesgo (LR/nt).
Soon the raccoon line divided further into the Old World raccoons (ancestors of the lesser panda) and New World raccoons (ancestors of the raccoon, coati, olingo and kinkajou).
Por medio de las trampas-camara se pudo observar el uso y actividad de la chucha arborea Caluromys derbianus y del olingo