(Picture by Matti Aumala)
    The Himalayan kochilla is a relatively large (15kg) generalist predator, a primate distantly related to the smaller omnivorous lemurs of  Madagascar. Kochillas have, however, become fully carnivorous, though they often also steal eggs from the nests of birds and dinosaurs. It seems that its climbing abilities have given the kochilla an advantage over the bipedal theropods in the mountains of the Himalaya, and thus it has become one of the world's largest fully terrestial mammalian predators.
(Text by Matti Aumala)
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