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Prehensile-tailed Porcupine

The prehensile-tailed porcupine is one of the 12 species of New World porcupines and is native to South American forests.

Prehensile-tailed porcupines are quite different to North American porcupines. 295 more words

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My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #4

#4 Ringtail/Ringtailed cat

Size: 12-16 ½ in. (30 – 42 cm.)

Weight: 1 ¾ – 3 ¼ lbs. (0.8 – 1.5 kg.)

Having a similar name to the ringtailed lemur and often being mistaken for a cat, the ringtail is actually related to the raccoon. 107 more words

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My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #5

http://www.mogozoo.com.au/gallery/pygmy-marmoset/

#5 Pygmy Marmoset

Size: 5.5-6.3 in. (14-16 cm.)

Weight: 4.2-4.9 oz (120-140 g.)

The world’s smallest monkey species, the pygmy marmoset is found in the jungle treetops of South America. 120 more words

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My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #6

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okapi

#6 Okapi

Size: 6 ½ – 7 ¼ ft. (2-2.2 m.)

Weight: 440 – 770 lbs. (200 – 350 kg.)

A distant cousin of the giraffe, the Okapi looks more like a zebra than a relative of the world’s tallest animal. 78 more words

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My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #7

http://www.factzoo.com/mammals/raccoon-dog-night-wanderer.html

#7 Raccoon Dog/Tanuki

Size: 20-23 ½ in. (50-60 cm.)

Weight 17 lbs. (7.5 kg)

The Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)  is a member of the canine family, though it has strong resemblance to a raccoon. 135 more words

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