Published on February 17, 2014
Prepared by: Joana Faye R. Beriso
Palawan Bearcat • Also known as Binturong • A nocturnal animal that is neither a bear nor a cat but a species of civet • Its head and body measures 61 to 96 centimeters in combined length • Can live up to 20 years
Habitat • Its natural habitat is in trees of forest canopy in rainforest of South-east asia • What makes it endemic in Palawan is that the subspecies Arctictis binturong whitei can only be found there
Food • They are omnivorous • They feed mainly on fruits but they also eat birds, rodents and such
Reproductive Conditions • The bearcats attain sexual maturity after about two years. • Female Binturongs are believed to be capable of timing the birth of their offspring • They were born blind and cannot hear and rely solely on their mother to provide them with milk. • Weaned by the time they are 2 months old and reach their adult size after a year.
Biodiversity • The Binturong’s fur can be used as medicine • Their musk glands emit an odor reminiscent of popcorn • Binturongs are sometimes kept as pets • They are listed by the IUCN as a endangered species
References Images: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • http://panaylakbay.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Calauit19-1024x683.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2148/5748240804_5d71280ee0.jpg http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8287/7779656530_588bf3832c_z.jpg http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5458/8928118127_ab0c230392_z.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f5/Binturong_area.png http://www.pcsd.ph/photo_gallery/fauna/fauna01.jpg http://www.dutchpickle.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/palawan-bearcat-binturong-017.jpg http://www.dutchpickle.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/palawan-bearcat-binturong-001.jpg http://www.dutchpickle.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/palawan-bearcat-binturong-017.jpg http://i.imgur.com/Zk5ix.jpg http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2013/109/c/4/palawan_bearcat_by_seikiunne11-d62bq1r.jpg http://images.colourbox.com/thumb_COLOURBOX5971450.jpg http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2699/4469277317_ee170e9076.jpg http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3368/3420685251_bf08e14887_z.jpg http://project7100365.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/bearcat.jpg?w=551 http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/moy1moy1/BearCat.jpg http://www.infotheken.net/Zoo/binturong1.jpg
References Web pages: • • • • • • • • http://cheryl.hubpages.com/hub/rare-and-exotic-wildllife-of-the-philippines http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/270187/newstv/tonightwitharnoldclavi o/three-of-the-philippines-most-threatened-endemic-species http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/41690/0 http://wildlife-nature.knoji.com/facts-about-the-palawan-bearcat/ http://thewebsiteofeverything.com/animals/mammals/Carnivora/Viverridae/Arcti ctis/Arctictis-binturong.html http://a-z-animals.com/animals/binturong/ http://www.theanimalfiles.com/mammals/carnivores/binturong.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binturong
The UC Bearcats are likely to be the only team in college football next year ... teaching them , telling them what ... "I feel like I've known him for more ...
The BearCats, Sheffield ... See more of The BearCats by logging ... come and see us. we hope the 'Son lads impressed you enough to see them ...
The Official Athletic Site of the University of Cincinnati ... but it was unrealistic to expect them to ... But the Bearcats know that’s nothing more ...
See more of Bearcats by logging into Facebook. ... didn't know if you'd heard, ... We saw them coming from miles away.
... celebrates after a 70-foot shot to send them into a fourth overtime against the Cincinnati Bearcats ... UC Bearcats vs. UConn ... To find out more ...
Bearcats! Genre: Western: Created by: ... Theme music composer: Hal Hopper: ... The series featured a number of well-known guest stars including Leslie ...
The University of Cincinnati Bearcats name officially ... and the teams were known more generically by such references ... and most of them are to UC ...
Here's the opening title sequence from "Bearcats!", ... "Bearcats!" TV Intro ... T.V. THEME SONG CLASSICS; SITCOMS; ...
UC Bearcats visit UConn: ... Troy Caupain and the Cincinnati Bearcats know they will not have many better chances ... “It makes them harder to defend ...