|“||She's not a ginterbong! She's a binturong. Common knowledge, really.||”|
Binturongs, also known as Bear-Cats, are mammals that appear in The Lion Guard universe.
This animal looks like a cross between a cat and a bear. And its appearance isn’t even its strangest quality. What’s even weirder is the creature's smell: It gives off the scent of buttered popcorn!
Lion Guard Universe
As proven by Mama at nearly old age can run in great speed to run off from leopards, komodo dragons and a snow leopards. As they strong tree climber and able to have gripping tail to be upside down holding on to branch.
Their aggressive attitude has shown to fear off other animals that are smaller and weaker. Though a honey badger like won't get scared off.
The binturong, also known as a bearcat, is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia. It is uncommon in much of its range, and has been assessed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List because of a declining population trend that is estimated at more than 30% over the last three decades.
Smun explains to Mama Binturong that there's a bunch of strange animals in the forest talking about Tuliza. She states that if those strangers want tuliza, they can't have it, and if they have tuliza, then she wants it. She also stated not to mess with Mama, and she and her porcupines go to meet with these strangers. She then steals Makini's Bakora Staff which has Tuliza inside it. Bunga goes to retrieve the stafff. Mama decides to leave the forest and get revenge on him.
Mama pretends to be a an old animal who's leg is hurt. However the Night Pride and Lion Guard figures out her plan and exiles her from the Tree of Life.
Mama and her enemies go after Varya's Streak, only to suffer another defeat at the hands of the Lion Guard and the Night Pride.
After being defeated by the Lion Guard and Night Pride, Mama Binterong overhears Kion expressing doubt about being able to lead the Lion Guard when he can't control the Roar and hears that Rani is getting overworked from her duties as Queen. She tells the rest of the army what she learned and determines the best time to attack would be during the shift change at sunset when Kion and the Lion Guard are exhausted from patrolling and the Night Pride hasn't started their patrol. However, Kion regained his confidence as a leader after remembering his past experiences with his friends and manages to lead the Lion Guard and Night Pride except for Rani in coordinated attacks that drive out the predators.
Mama Binturong and the expanded forces of Makucha's Army make one final attack against the Tree of Life, only to be defeated and blown away for good by Kion's Roar of the Elders