(1) In fact, the combination of traits embodied in the kinkajou make it a rare meal for any predator.(2) Because of their solitary nature, an adult female kinkajou takes full responsibility for caring for her young.(3) A large contingent of coatamundis (raccoon-like animals) patrolled the rear arena of the tower hoping for kitchen scraps, and every evening the staff attracted a kinkajou with a banana placed at eye-level spot for our pleased viewing.(4) Resembling a cross between a young bear and a monkey the kinkajou is rarely ever seen on the ground.(5) During the day, kinkajous generally sleep, often inside of hollowed out trees or laying on limbs of trees.