Rehabilitating a kinkajou

Honey bear or kinkajou (Potos flavus) in the process of being rehabilitated

A kinkajou (Potos flavus)–also known as a honey bear or cat monkey–being rehabilitated in Costa Rica. Despite it’s many creative monikers, the kinkajou is most closely related to raccoons and coatis in the eclectic and omnivorous Procyonidae family. The kinkajou is classified as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List, although it is thought the population, which spreads from Central to South America, is in decline. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler .

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Author: jlhance

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