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Owston's banded palm civet*
Chrotogale owstoni
(Syn.: Hemigalus owstoni)*
THOMAS, 1912

Photo by: F. Spangenberg
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Range:S China (Yunnan & Guangxi), Laos and Vietnam
Habitat:Primary decidous and evergreen forest, bamboo forest and degraded forest
Head-Torso-Length:56 - 72 cm
Tail length:35 - 47 cm
Weight:2,5 - 4,2 kg
IUCN status:EN (Endangered)

Current Holdings
European Union
Non-EU and other EAZA countries
  United Kingdom (3 Holding(s)):
  • Lympne (Port Lympne Wild Animal Park) 
  • Newquay (Zoo) 
  • Shaldon (Wildlife Trust, Teignmouth) 
    Number: 3