Kinkajou occurs in Americas, from Mexico to Bolivia. The numbers decrease. Threats include habitat loss due to deforestation, as well as pet trade and hunting for meat and pelt.
■ Within EAZA, captive population data are recorded in European Studbook since 2002. Currently the studbook is kept by Parc Zoo du Reynou, Limoges.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Carnivora – carnivores
■ Family Procyonidae – raccoons and allies
■ Species Potos flavus – Kinkajou