‘Cutest new animal’ discovered: It’s an olinguito!

A new mammal species has been confirmed by scientists, and it’s already melting hearts. The olinguito, described as a cross between a house cat and a teddy bear, is the first new carnivorous mammal identified in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years, and it’s considered one of the cutest scientific finds in recent memory.Researchers first spotted the critter on a trip to Ecuador in 2006. On their ver…

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