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Common name:


Scientific name:

Arctitis binturong


9-14 kg


Up to 96 cm
Rain forest


Who am I?

It is the largest of the Asian viverrids. Its body is robust and has a long prehensile tail with which it grips the branches of the trees where it lives.

Its body is black and its red eyes and large white whiskers, which are sensitive to the touch and which guide it in the dark, are very noticeable on its head.

My habits:

A nocturnal animal. It is characterised by being very prudent and its movements are always very cautious, ordered and calm.

It lives in trees and with its black colouration it is very difficult to see it in the dark.

Its most developed sense are hearing and smell. They are also great climbers.


Children under 3 years free!


Estimado visitante,

Nuestro equipo se encuentra trabajando para poner a punto el Zoo después del temporal de nieve y que podáis visitarnos muy pronto con todas las medidas de seguridad. Mientras tanto, seguimos cuidando de todos los animales del parque para que estos días no les falte de nada. Permaneced atentos/as a nuestra web y redes sociales para recibir toda la información sobre nuestra reapertura.