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Tayra

Eira barbara

Notes:

We have a platform that my husband built so we could feed the toucans bananas, but the tayra has been coming to help himself.

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Apple
Apple 8 years ago
Eira barbara Tayra


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6 Comments

Looking forward to run into one of this gorgeous creatures!!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

When you think you've seen all the mammals in the world, just come to NOAH and you'll find something new!! This is a new one for me! It looks kind of like a badger or a weasel, but if you look at the last photo of him shimmying down the post, he looks just like an otter!! Great shots of a beautiful animal!!

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Wow, I've never seen this animal before either!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 8 years ago

Wow fantastic.. Have never seen this animal before and it must be awesome to have toucans on the toucan feeder =)

Apple
Apple 8 years ago

Fascinating, had no idea these existed. From the weasel family apparently.....

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Haha yeah, tayras are like that :)
I've added the scientific name and also two reference links to Encyclopedia of Life and Wikipedia.

RachelleSmith
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RachelleSmith

Panam√°, Panama

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

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