What does a kinkajou eat?
Diet. Kinkajous have a set of 36 sharp teeth, which give them the impression of being carnivores. However, they are primarily frugivorous (fruit-eaters), eating on fruit most of the time. Their basic diet includes but is not limited too: figs, grapes, bananas, melons, apples, and mangos.
What is unique about the kinkajou?
Kinkajou has large eyes, small ears and short legs with sharp claws on the feet. It is also known as honey bear because it looks like a bear cub that likes to eat honey. Kinkajou can rotate ankles on the hind feet backwards to facilitate movement in the treetops and up and down along the tree trunk.
Is a kinkajou dangerous?
Kinkajou bites are very rare in the U.S. and only seen in zookeepers and pet owners. This wild animal from South America has razor-sharp teeth, but its bites are not deep.
Can you potty train a kinkajou?
Kinkajous are not well known for being neat and tidy, especially when it comes to bathroom habits. Although they tend to relieve themselves in one or two areas routinely, they are not a latrine animal that can be litter box trained. Typically, a kinkajou will climb to the highest perch and use the bathroom