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Binturong - Asian Bearcat with Large Bushy Tail

large binturong

One large specimen. Photo credit: Tassilo Rau

 

The binturong is a peculiar animal, also known as the Asian bearcat. Despite this nickname it is neither a bear nor a cat! It is native to the jungle regions of South-East Asia including countries such as Myanmar, Malaysia and Vietnam.

 

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