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ringtail

or

ring-tailed cat:

see cacomistlecacomistle
, small New World mammal, genus Bassaricus, related to the raccoon. There are two species, one found in Mexico and the SW United States, the other in Central America. The North American cacomistle, B.
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ringtail

[′riŋ‚tāl]
(vertebrate zoology)

ringtail

1. another name for cacomistle
2. Austral any of several possums having curling prehensile tails used to grasp branches while climbing
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Brushtail and ringtail possums had a combined frequency of 13% with up to 35% in West and South Gippsland.
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tularensis-positive samples were obtained from ringtail possums found in the Sydney north shore area and were associated with 2 separate mass mortality events in May 2002 (sample 7) and August 2003 (sample 2).
Six species were then introduced into the sanctuary, all of which used to be native to the area--the woylie, the southern brown bandicoot, the tammar wallaby, the ringtail possum, the numbat and the quokka.
Within my first five seconds observing the lemurs at the Lemur Conservation Foundation's Lemur Reserve, just half an hour outside of Sarasota, I find myself betrothed to--or at least going steady with--a female ringtail named Medella.
In contrast, Liam popped into ZSL London Zoo for a bit of one-to-one action with the zoo's Madagascan ringtail lemurs.
Metabolic fate of dietary terpenes from Eucalyptus radiata in common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus).
Ecological example of conditioned flavor aversion in plant herbivore interactions: effects of terpenes of Eucalytus leaves on feeding by common ringtail and brush tail possums.
Heavy rains played havoc with our coastal waters AUSTRALIA A baby ringtail possum weighing only 50 grams sits in a wildlife carer's hand after being fed in Sydney BOSNIA A diver takes a plunge with torches from the 82 feet-high Old Mostar Bridge into the Neretva River during the annual night high diving in Mostar (AP Photo/Amel Emric) ENGLAND People shelter from the rain at a bus stop at Heather, Leicestershire
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There are also plans to reintroduce a colony of ringtail possums, which are much smaller in size, to the municipality, and McKenzie wants the animals to have the best possible chance at survival.