Spotted linsang

Spotted linsang

Order : Carnivora
Family : Viverridae
Subfamily : Viverrinae
Species : Prionodon pardicolor

 

The Spotted linsang 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 spotted linsang

Prionodon pardicolor is native to most of mainland Southeast Asia, from India (Assam) to Vietnam, but has disappeared from much of its former range. (Full text)

Physical Appearance The spotted linsang is the smallest living member of the civet family.

The spotted linsang is a nocturnal creature.

Description The spotted linsang is

from the link: The spotted linsang is the smallest of all the civets. (Full text)

Conservation: Of the 31 species of mongoose, the spotted linsang is the only species in danger of extinction.

The biggest are the large Indian civet and the Binturong and the Spotted Linsang is the smallest.

Breeding intervalSpotted linsangs are able to breed twice annually (Full text)

The Pangolins, Bear Cats, Spotted Linsangs are the lesser schedule-I animals of Manipur, lesser when it comes to size alone. (Full text)

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