Researchers announced Thursday 15 August 2013 a rare discovery of a new species of mammal, the olinguito. The reddish-brown animal is about 14 inches long with an equally long tail and weighs about two pounds.
--Seth Borenstein, Associated Press, Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 August 2013, p. A4
A small (~2 lb.) mammal, Bassaricyon neblina. Member of the raccoon family, native to Colombia and Ecuador, recently classified by scientists at the Smithsonian Institution. Named probably in relation to the olingo. Super cute.