Owston's palm civet

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Owston's palm civet

Order : Carnivora
Family : Viverridae
Subfamily : Hemigalinae
Species : Chrotogale owstoni

 

Keywords: tail , black

The Owston's banded palm civet, owston's palm civet is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
China, Laos and Vietnam
Owston's palm civet habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest
Some facts about the
Owston's palm civet

Adult weight : 3.25 kg (7.15 lbs)

Gestation : 61 days

Litter size : 2

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.082 kg (0.1804 lbs)

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Facts about the Owston's palm civet

Owston's Civet (Chrotogale owstoni) is a species of small carnivore that lives in forest in Northern and Central Vietnam, Lao PDR and Southern China.

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Owston’s Civet (Chrotogale owstoni) is a species of small carnivore that lives in forests in northern and central Viet

Owston’s palm civet (Chrotogale owstoni) is a highly range restricted small carnivore native to the forests

Owston’s Palm Civet is listed by the IUCN as Vulnerable.

The very rare Owston's palm civet is poached to supply its glands to the Chinese "medicinal trade.

Workshops for Forestry Protection Rangers in the importance and threats to Small Carnivores as well as identification and basic ecology are carried out in areas where Owston’s Palm Civets are known to exist.

Chrotogale owstoni is found in southern Yunan and southwest Guangxi provinces in China; northern Vietnam; and northern Laos. (Full text)

Owston's palm civet is a nocturnal forager and supposedly is solitary in the wild. (Full text)

Owston’s Civet (Chrotogale owstoni) is a species of small carnivore that lives in forests in northern and central Viet Nam, Laos and (Full text)

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