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Spotted fanaloka
(Malagasy civet)
Fossa fossana
(MÜLLER, 1776)

Photo by: W. Dreier
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Habitat:Usually in forests
Head-Torso-Length:40 - 45 cm
Tail length:22 - 26,5 cm
Weight:1,3 - 1,9 kg
Food:Amphibians, crustaceans, crabs, eels, fish
IUCN status:VU (Vulnerable)

Current Holdings
European Union
  Germany (1 Holding(s)):
  • Neunkirchen (Zoo) 
    Number: 1
    Non-EU and other EAZA countries
      United Kingdom (1 Holding(s)):
  • Bratton Fleming (Exmoor Zoological Park) 
    Number: 1