New Mammal Species Discovered -- Meet the Olinguito

September 27, 2013 Updated Aug 15, 2013 at 4:54 PM EDT

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New Mammal Species Discovered -- Meet the Olinguito

September 27, 2013 Updated Aug 15, 2013 at 4:54 PM EDT

The discovery of a new mammal was announced by zoologists on Thursday: The olinguito -- a small member of the raccoon family that lives in the Andes Mountains.

Find out everything you need to know about the olinguito by checking out the coverage compiled below.