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Ringtail
(Ring-tailed Cat)*
Bassariscus astutus*
(LICHTENSTEIN, 1830)


Photo by: K. Rudloff
      
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:14
Subspecies:01. Bassariscus astutus astutus - SE Mexico
02. B.a. arizonensis - USA (in and near Arizona)
03. B.a. bolei - Mexico (Guerrero)
04. B.a. consitus - C & W Mexico
05. B.a. flavus - N Mexico and S & C USA
06. B.a. insulicola - Mexico (San Jose Island)
07. B.a. macdougalli - Mexico (Tehuantepec, Oaxca)
08. B.a. nevadensis - USA (Nevada & Utah)
09. B.a. octavus - USA (S California)
10. B.a. palmarius - Mexico (Baja California)
11. B.a. raptor - (N California & S Washington)
12. B.a. saxicola - Mexico (Espiritu Santo Island)
13. B.a. willetti - USA (SW California & E Arizona)
14. B.a. yumanensis - USA (Gila mountains, Arizona)

Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
 
Head-Torso-Length:30 - 37 cm
Tail length:31 - 44 cm
Weight:0,87 - 1,1 kg
Food:Small animals, fruits
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)
 


Current Holdings
Germany
other EAZA countries
  Netherlands:
 
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  • Arnhem (Burgers Zoo) 
      UK/England:
     
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  • Bratton Fleming (Exmoor Zoological Park) 
     
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  • Hamerton (Zoo) 
    Number: 3