kinkajou

[n] - arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
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Kinkajou

Kin'ka·jou` noun [ French kinkajou , quincajou , from the native American name.] (Zoology) A nocturnal carnivorous mammal ( Cercoleptes caudivolvulus ) of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only representa
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kinkajou

<zoology> A nocturnal carnivorous mammal (Cercoleptes caudivolvulus) of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only representative of a distinct family (Cercoleptidae) allied to the raccoons. ... Synonym: potto, and honey bear. ... Origin: F. Kinkajou, quincajou, from the nati
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kinkajou

potto 2 Potos flavus noun arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
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kinkajou

noun a kind of lemur
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Kinkajou

• (n.) A nocturnal carnivorous mammal (Cercoleptes caudivolvulus) of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only representative of a distinct family (Cercoleptidae) allied to the raccoons. Called also potto, and honey bear.
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kinkajou

an unusual member of the raccoon family (see procyonid) distinguished by its long, prehensile tail, short muzzle, and low-set, rounded ears. Native ... [2 related articles]
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Kinkajou

The kinkajou (Potos flavus), also known as the honey bear (a name it shares with the sun bear), is a rainforest mammal of the family Procyonidae related to olingos, coatis, raccoons, and the ringtail and cacomistle. It is the only member of the genus Potos. Kinkajous may be mistaken for ferrets or monkeys, but are not closely related. Native to Ce
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kinkajou

kinkajou (king'kujOO") , nocturnal, arboreal mammal, Potos flavus, found from Mexico to Brazil and related to the raccoon. It has a long, slender body with soft, short, woolly hair of any of various shades of brown or yellow. Its tail is prehensile and is used to grasp branches when the anim...
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Kinkajou

The kinkajou (Potos flavus) is a small tropical American mammal of the family Procyonidae, related to the raccoon, and distinguished by its long prehensile tail. It is nocturnal and arboreal, filling the same ecological niche at night that the New World monkey occupies by day. The kinkajou attains a body length of about 50 cm; its tail is almost as
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kinkajou

Central and South American carnivorous mammal belonging to the raccoon family. Yellowish-brown, with a rounded face and slim body, the kinkajou grows to 55 cm/1.8 ft with a 50 cm/1.6 ft tail, and has short legs with sharp claws. It spends its time in trees and has a prehensile tail, which it uses as an extra limb when moving from branch...
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