Species Genetta tigrina (Schreber, 1776) (Large-spotted genet)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Viverridae
  • ----- species: Genetta tigrina
Characteristics:carnivore; this cat-like animal has a greyish-white coat with dark spots; the tail is long and and dark with white rings, the tip is black; a distinct band of dark hair begins just behind the shoulders and ends at the base of the tail; there are white spots underneath the eyes and the cheeks are white, these white areas are divided by a dark mark;
Countries:
BW
Botswana
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:

AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT1004
Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests
AT1012
Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets
AT1201
Albany thickets
AT1202
Lowland fynbos and renosterveld
AT1203
Montane fynbos and renosterveld
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 146
Source: wikimedia
Date: 1896 (?)
Place: unknown
Creator: Wyman & Sons Limited
Permission: Public Domain
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2006-08-01
Place: Soutpansberg, South Africa
Creator: Altaileopard, Jochen Ackermann
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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