Molecular analyses for several groups of viruses, including Herpesviridae, Paramyxoviridae, Adenoviridae, and all influenza A viruses, were performed on frozen lung samples from the badger and binturong
and on frozen conjunctival and pharyngeal swabs from the ferret.
Eventual plans are to bring the squirrels and the binturong
out on leashes so visitors can meet the animals up close while handlers discuss their behaviors and natural habitats.
has a catlike face but the body of a bear, with long, shaggy black hair, stiff whiskers and a prehensile tail as long as its body.
The youths prised open the cage of a binturong
with a crowbar after breaking in to the zoo on Saturday night.
Teenagers prised open the cage of a binturong
with a crowbar after breaking into the zoo on Saturday night.
MOORPARK- A 67-pound Malaysian binturong
- a rainforest-dwelling member of the mongoose family - bit an adult student handler on the forearm Friday at Moorpark College's teaching zoo, authorities said.
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More than 600 visitors were expected at the nonprofit animal sanctuary Sunday to see hundreds of animals, including Bob, a lion; Loal, an orangutan; and Giggles, a binturong
- a relative of the mongoose.
stood no chance at all - the lions were tearing them apart.
After shelling out $250 each for tickets, nearly 400 guests got a chance to cuddle with a chimpanzee, check out a 30-pound reptile called a cape monitor, and pet Giggles, a black, catlike binturong
with a furry, grasping tail.
Jason, 32, said: ""When we got there we spotted the two baby binturong
Payau Sambar deer Cervus unicolor Payu Bearcat / binturong
Pelanuk Mouse deer Tragulus napu Ribuan Masked palm civet Paguma larvata Seruang Cobra Opyhiophagus sp.
Blanche Shaffer immediately recognized the furry black creature with a monkey's tail: a binturong
from the Borneo rain forest.
It also offers a great opportunity to get close to some more unusual animals such as anteaters, armadillos, and Asian binturongs
, aptly nicknamed 'bearcats'.
And those same camera traps have also caught images of Malayan tapirs, porcupines, lesser mouse deer, binturongs
, bearded pigs and short-tailed mongooses.