Borneo Bearcat

BORNEO BEARCAT

BORNEO BEARCAT

BORNEO BEARCAT

Face like a cat, body of a small bear and tail of a monkey 🙂
Sounds something new to your ear.I  had the same expression on my face when I saw bearcat for the first time in Bali.As cute as it looks, it is 100 times more dangerous.An omnivorous mammal who loves to eat fruits but in the wild, they survive on birds, snakes etc.
It is only found in southeast Asia and is about to extinct Bearcat comes from the vivirede family means small mammals.

I went up close and had her sit on my shoulders.I was first scared when it came so close to my face smelling but later she just made herself comfortable.

Borneo Bearcat

Borneo Bearcat

Interesting facts of BORNEO BEARCAT

*They are Also known as Binturongs
*Their smell  is like Buttered Popcorn
*They walk like bears
*Binturongs also make lots of noises to communicate.
*The meaning of the word binturong is unknown.
To see them you can drop in Bali Zoo and if you are lucky enough you might get to hold one of them.

 

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