| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||S E Asia
||Dark Grey or Brown
||33 - 44 cms (13 - 17 inches)
||15 - 23 cms (6 - 9 inches)
||1 - 2 Kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Javan Ferret-Badgers have a body length between 33 and 44 cms (13 - 17 inches), a tail length between 15 and 23 cms (6 - 9 inches) and they weigh between 1 and 2 kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs).
They are very similar in appearance to the burmese ferret-badger.
Javan Ferret-Badgers can be found on the island of Java in south east Asia.
Javan Ferret-Badgers feed on insects, snails, small mammals, frogs and fruit.
Little is known about reproduction in Javan Ferret-Badgers.
Larger carnivores are likely to prey upon Ferret-Badgers.
Subspecies of the Javan Ferret-Badger include:
Melogale orientalis orientalis
Melogale orientalis sundaicus