WORLD BINTURONG DAY!!
It’s the first annual World Binturong Day! Who’s excited? This horse and elephant sure are! We love these unusual mammals! We’ll share some fun facts and a few great resources for you today!
Binturong Fun Facts:
- Binturongs are related to civets and fossas!
- Binturongs are arboreal.
- Binturongs have prehensile tails.
- They are nocturnal.
- Binturongs keep their long shaggy coats clean by licking them like a cat does.
- Binturongs eat insects, carrion, plant material and pretty much anything they fancy.
- They have no natural predators.
- They are 2-3 feet long and can weigh as much as 50 lbs.
- Binturongs can be found in rainforests of Southeast Asia.
- You can learn more by visiting the ABConservation website or checking out Zookeeper Rick from the San Diego Zoo!
Answer: the Bearcat
Why do they smell like popcorn?
I did not know what a bearcat looked like and I certainly did not know the proper name you used for it. I think they look quite scary.