New Species of Mammal Discovered in Andes
2013 08 15

Red Ice Creations

For crytpozoologists and mysterious-animal researchers, the recent discovery of a new mammal gives support to the idea that just because we haven’t found a certain creature yet (ie, sasquatch or chupacabra), it doesn’t mean they don’t exist. As observed by Kris Helgen, curator of mammals at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History:

"The discovery of the olinguito shows us that the world is not yet completely explored, its most basic secrets not yet revealed."


---

USAToday reports:


Smithsonian discovers new mammal species
By Doug Stanglin

[...]The olinguito, a small member of the raccoon family, lives in the treetops of the Andes Mountains.

"You have not seen an animal quite like this before," Helgen said.

The olinguito, or Bassaricyon neblina, is from the olingo family, a bushy-tailed tree-dwelling carnivore.

It features big eyes and orange-brown fur and weighs about 2 pounds. It is also a carnivore, but eats fruits such as figs as well as insects and plant nectar.

Helgen said his team discovered the animal living in the canopy of the tall trees in the mountains of Colombia and Ecuador.

He said the species "was completely overlooked by all zoologists until now."

Helgen said his team first saw the animal in the Andes in 2006 and have been constructing its family history ever since.

[...]

Read the full article at: usatoday.com


"Olinguito is a fruit-eating relative of the raccoon living in the Andes Mountains." Source: CBC.ca









Tune into Red Ice Radio:

Jeff Hilling - Hour 1 - The Patterson Bigfoot Film

Lloyd Pye - Hominoids

Bob Curran - Dark Fairies, Folklore, Spirits & Creatures

Bob Curran - Earth Lights, Modern Interpretations, Tomtar & Troll

Tim Binnall - Binnall on UFOlogy




Related Articles
Does the Loch Ness Monster Have a Split Personality? Nessie’s Strangest Identities
Move Over, Nessie: Underwater ’Monster’ Filmed in Ireland
What Is Going On With Bigfoot DNA?
$1 million prize for ‘safe’ capture of Bigfoot
Bigfoot DNA: The Proof is Out There?
New Sasquatch Footage from British Columbia
Three yeti ’sightings’ in Siberia in a week
Has the legendary chupacabra been found? Man shoots dead mysterious grey-skinned creature
REAL: DNA Tests Prove Six-Inch Creature is Humanoid
Evil Creatures: How some classic beasts came to be


Latest News from our Front Page

Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State; Israel Upset
2014 10 31
Sweden on Thursday became the biggest Western European country to recognize a Palestinian state, prompting a strong protest from Israel, which swiftly withdrew its ambassador from Stockholm. The move by Sweden’s new left-leaning government reflects growing international impatience with Israel’s nearly half-century control of the West Bank, east Jerusalem and its blockade of the Gaza Strip. It also comes during increased ...
Fed-Backed Study: How to Brainwash Public into Fearing “Climate Change” Like Ebola
2014 10 31
$84K study seeks ways to make public fear "climate change and overpopulation" The National Science Foundation is funding a study to determine how to brainwash the public into fearing “climate change and overpopulation” as if they were Ebola. The NSF awarded an $84,000 grant to researchers at the State University of New York at Buffalo yesterday to figure out how to make ...
Brain decoder can eavesdrop on your inner voice
2014 10 31
As you read this, your neurons are firing – that brain activity can now be decoded to reveal the silent words in your head TALKING to yourself used to be a strictly private pastime. That’s no longer the case – researchers have eavesdropped on our internal monologue for the first time. The achievement is a step towards helping people who cannot ...
6 Million Lies
2014 10 30
“If you do not specify and confront real issues, what you say will surely obscure them. If you do not alarm anyone morally, you yourself remain morally asleep. If you do not embody controversy, what you say will be an acceptance of the drift of the coming hell.” C Wright Mills. I need to share information I have discovered ...
Google’s New Computer With Human-Like Learning Abilities Will Program Itself
2014 10 30
In college, it wasn’t rare to hear a verbal battle regarding artificial intelligence erupt between my friends studying neuroscience and my friends studying computer science. One rather outrageous fellow would mention the possibility of a computer takeover, and off they went. The neuroscience-savvy would awe at the potential of such hybrid technology as the CS majors argued we have nothing to ...
More News »