Submitted by: iamciska. Binturong Photo by tanja van den…. Do note that you It has a thick fur of strong black hair. The binturong, also called a bearcat, is found in South and Southeast Asia -.
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What has a face like a cat, a body like a small bear, and a tail like a monkey? It's a binturong, also known as a bearcat. Binturongs have long, low, stocky bodies covered with coarse, shaggy black fur tipped in gray, so they sometimes appear speckled. Long ear tufts protrude from their small, rounded ears. Their faces have slightly lighter fur and stiff, white whiskers that can reach up to 8 inches long.
As we face the ongoing challenges of COVID, our team of dedicated specialists continue to care for countless animals and plants that depend on us each and every day. Your continued support is critical to the wildlife in our care and vital to endangered species worldwide. It's a what? Looking like something Dr. Binturongs are also called bearcats, but that name is rather misleading since these animals are not related to bears OR cats.
The occasion was a football game with the University of Kentucky Wildcats, a star UC player named Baehr, a creative cheerleader and a talented cartoonist. During the second half of that hard-fought football game, UC cheerleader Norman "Pat" Lyon, building on the efforts of fullback Leonard K. Cincinnati prevailed, , and the victory was memorialized in a cartoon published on the front page of the student newspaper, the weekly University News, on Nov. The name stuck, but not immediately. Following Teddy Baehr's graduation in , the name dropped out of use, at least in print, for a few years. On Nov. Cincinnati Enquirer writer Jack Ryder's dispatch on the game was the first time that the major media called UC's teams "Bearcats. The word first appeared in print circa as a synonym for the giant panda. It is neither a bear nor a cat, and the real meaning of the original name is lost, as the local language that gave it its name, is extinct.