Bassaricyon gabbii Allen, 1876 (Carnivora: Procyonidae): new distribution point on western range of Colombian Andes

Carlos Arturo Saavedra-Rodríguez, Jorge H. Velandia-Perilla
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A new distribution point for the bushy-tailed olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii) was documented based on a specimen found in the forest on the eastern slope of the western range of the Colombian Andes (El Duende Regional Reserve, Valle del Cauca). The location where the animal was found had features similar to those where the species has been previously documented. We extend the known the species distribution to the western range of the Colombian Andes, both versants of the interandean valley of the
more » ... uca River in Colombia and its elevation distribution up to 2200 m asl. Additional surveys are necessary to evaluate the conservation status of olingo populations into this protected area.
doi:10.15560/7.4.505 fatcat:nudhalldjnh5fnqgvdawclgst4