Scientific Name: Arctictis binturong penicillatus

Found In: South and Southeast Asia occurring from eastern Nepal, Bangladesh, northeast India and southern China through mainland and islands in Southeast Asia.

Size: Weighs 30 to 50 pounds.

Diet: Frugivorous: predominately eats fruits

Threat Level: Vulnerable – Habitat loss and degradation, and fragmentation are threats.

Facts: Binturongs are primarily arboreal, but they do descend to the ground

Virginia Zoo Binturongs: male Tasik