Kinkajous
BEHAVIOR

Kinkajous are nocturnal by nature. Their most active time is from around 7 pm-midnight. Kinkajous are aggressive and startle easily. Kinkajous spend most of their time up in trees. They have sharp teeth and long sharp claws that they use to fend of attackers.

COLOR PATTERN
  • Brown color
  • Bare spots on neck and cheeks that are scent glands
  • Long flexible tale that is used as an extra limb

WHERE WE LIVE

Kinkajous primarily live in the rainforest regions of Central and South America. They spend the majority of their lives up in trees.

WEIGHT
Kinkajou
3-10 pounds

 

Bowling Ball
8 pounds
LENGTH
Kinkajou
31-52 inches long

A Man’s Stride
36 inches long

Bonus
Kinkajou
A kinkajou’s tongue can measure up to 5 inches long!

 Pencil
7.5 inches
WHAT WE EAT

Carnivore that primarily eats fruit

  • Berries
  • Bananas
  • Small Rodents

 

THREATS

  • Habitat Loss
    Kinkajous are losing a lot of their habitat to farmers and urbanization.
  • Pet Trade
    Kinkajous have become popular in the pet trade despite their aggressive nature.

Did you know…

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