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Large indian civet
Viverra zibetha

Photo by: J. Pfleiderer
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:06
Subspecies:01. Viverra zibetha zibetha - Southwest China to Nepal and Northeast India
02. V.z. expectata - China
03. V.z. sigillata - Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand
04. V.z. hainana - Hainan Island (China)
05. V.z. pruinosus - Myanmar
06. V.z. surdaster - Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Andaman islands (introduced)

Information Source for Taxonomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Range:Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Andaman islands, Myanmar, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Hainan Island, Nepal, India
Habitat:Evergreen and decidous forests
Head-Torso-Length:75 - 85 cm
Tail length:38 - 49,5 cm
Weight:8 - 9 kg
Food:Small mammals, birds, eggs, snakes, lizards, frogs, insects
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings • Former Holdings
  Malaysia (1 Holding(s)):
  • Taiping (Zoo & Night Safari) 
      Nepal (1 Holding(s)):
  • Kankai (Jamunkhadi Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 2