Olinguito http://wunc.org en N.C. Scientist Helps Discover New Carnivore In The Andes http://wunc.org/post/nc-scientist-helps-discover-new-carnivore-andes <p></p><p>A North Carolina scientist is part of a team that's made a big find: the first carnivore to be discovered in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years. &nbsp;</p><p>The new animal is called the olinguito (pronounced oh-lin-GHEE-toe). But for the longest time, olinguitos were thought to be olingos, small raccoon-like carnivores that live in the Andes Mountains.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 20:38:30 +0000 Sam Sanders 20855 at http://wunc.org N.C. Scientist Helps Discover New Carnivore In The Andes