The world meets Olinguito
A new species of mammal, the Olinguito, was announced to the world on 15 August 2013 in a scientific paper published by ZooKeys
- Scientists share the news via simultaneous press conferences.
- Miguel Pinto rocks the house in his Press Conference in Quito, Ecuador.
- Kris Helgen Presents the Olinguito at the Smithsonian.
- Roland Kays introducing the Olinguito at a Press Conference at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
- Untamed Science produces a short video helping to announce the discovery.
- The story gets great coverage by major media.
- Kris brings and olinguito to PBS
- First video footage of oliguito posted from a 2005 recording.
- More super cute olingutio pictures from Ecuador turn up from the same 2005 sighting.
- New pictures turn up from Columbia