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Re: PREDATORY FRUGIVORE?



>Binturong - a predator? Unless you regard a durian fruit as a 'prey'
>item, I don't think that's correct. I'll find out..

Actually, I find it hard to regard a durian fruit as anything other than an
instrument of torture, but millions in Asia disagree....

Anyway, the binturong is an omnivore.  Walker's Mammals of the World lists
fish, birds, carrion, fruit, leaves and shoots among its dietary choices.
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