| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||India, South Asia
||Grey & Black
||76 - 85 cms (30 - 33.5 inches)
||33 - 40 cms (13 - 16 inches)
||8 - 9 Kgs (18 - 20 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Malabar Large-Spotted Civets have a body length between 76 and 85 cms (30 - 33.5 inches), a tail length between 33 and 40 cms (13 - 16 inches) and they weigh between 8 and 9 kgs (18 - 20 lbs).
They are grey in colour with large black spots and their tail is banded with black and has a black tip.
Malabar Large-Spotted Civets live in plantations and wooded areas in south Malabar, India. They are solitary and active at night.
Malabar Large-Spotted Civets mainly feed on small mammals, birds, snakes, frogs, fruit and eggs.
Little in known about reproduction in Malabar Large-Spotted Civets.
Humans are predators of Malabar Large-Spotted Civets.
There are no known subspecies of the Malabar Large-Spotted Civet.
Malabar Large-Spotted Civets are also known as:
Large Indian Civet
Small Indian Civet