This site needs a new mascot
The owl isn't cutting it, people. Why? Because Duolingo's destined mascot is already in the name!
Considering the recent discovery of the olinguito, this change is both relevant and rational. Promote the sciences and knowledge of the world by choosing to have a rare, localized species as the mascot instead of the commonplace owl!
His name can be Duo. Duo the olingo, mascot of Duolingo. It's poetic, really. Make it happen!
It's a good idea, but too late in my opinion. My allegiance is to the owl. And besides the time and effort put into developing Duo the Owl (which suits the green theme, can we have a green Olingo?), I imagine the dev team would be quite attached to it.
PS. I looked at the wiki page and the Olingo looks like a grumpy bastard.