Also known as the “honey bear”
The Kinkajou is a rain forest mammal related to olingos, coatis, raccoons, the ring tail lemur, and cacomistle.
This arboreal mammal is not an endangered species, though it is seldom seen by people because of its strict nocturnal habits. However, they are hunted for the pet trade, for their fur (to make wallets and horse saddles), and for their meat.
Country of Origin: Central and South America
Weight: 3 - 10 lbs
Size: 16 - 24 inches length
Lifespan: 20 years in the wild
Diet: Consists mainly of fruit. Kinkajou particularly enjoy figs.