Angolan genet

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Angolan genet

Order : Carnivora
Family : Viverridae
Subfamily : Viverrinae
Species : Genetta angolensis


The Angolan genet is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Facts about the Angolan genet

The Angolan Genet (genetta angolensis) is found in Angola, while the Giant Genet (genetta victoriae) is found in areas of Uganda around Lake Victoria.

3300000 lbs) The Angolan genet is a cat-sized carnivore with a small head on a long, slender body with relatively short legs and a long tail. (Full text)

Angolan genets are forest-dwellers and therefore probably largely arboreal. (Full text)

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