Servaline genet

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Servaline genet

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

 

The Servaline 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

Some facts about the
Servaline genet

Adult weight : 1.055 kg (2.321 lbs)

Litter size : 2

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Facts about the servaline genet

The average Servaline genet is about 16 to 24 inches

Apart from the assumption that the Lowe's servaline genet is - like other servaline genets - nocturnal and tree-dwelling, De Luca points out that nothing is known about the genet's ecology, distribution and abundance.

Scientists assume the Lowe's servaline genet is nocturnal and tree-dwelling like other servaline genets.

Servaline genets are nocturnal and arboreal and are almost never seen during the day except in very rainy weather.

The Servaline or Crested Genet (genetta servalina) is native to Central Africa.

The Lowe's servaline genet is a relative of the mongoose family, and is about three feet (one meter) long including the tail. (Full text)

Lowe's servaline genet is named after the British explorer Willoughby Lowe (Photo: WCS) (Full text)

Apart from the assumption that the Lowe's servaline genet is - like other servaline genets - nocturnal and tree-dwelling - De Luca points out that nothing is known about the genet's ecology, distribution and abundance. (Full text)

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