Species Civettictis civetta (Schreber, 1776) (African civet cat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Viverridae
  • ----- species: Civettictis civetta
Characteristics:omnivore; height: 40 cm; the body is silver or cream in colour with distict, black stripes and spots on the hindquarters; a black mark begins between the ears and extends to the tip of the tail; the legs are black; the face is black around the eyes, grey on the forehead and white around the muzzle;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0128
Southern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic
AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT0907
Zambezian flooded grasslands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 142
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2003-12-14
Place: unknown
Creator: unknown
Permission: Public Domain

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