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Spotted Linsang

Spotted Linsang Range Map (E to SE Asia)
Spotted Linsang Range Map (E to SE Asia)







Latin Name Prionodon pardicolor
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location E to S E Asia
Colour Brown/Grey with Black Markings
Length 37 - 43 cms (14.5 - 17 inches)
Tail 30 - 36 cms (12 - 14 inches)
Weight 0.6 - 1.2 Kgs (1.25 - 3 lbs)
Life Expectancy

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Main Characteristics

Spotted Linsang have a body length between 37 and 43 cms (14.5 - 17 inches), a tail length between 30 and 36 cms (12 - 14 inches) and they weigh between 0.6 and 1.2 kgs (1.25 - 3 lbs).

They are brown/grey in colour with black spots and a ringed tail.

Habitat

Spotted Linsang inhabit the forests of east to southern Asia. They are solitary, nocturnal and arboreal.

Diet

Spotted Linsang mainly feed on rodents, snakes, frogs and carrion.

Breeding

Spotted Linsang produce a litter of 2 - 3 young.

Predators



Subspecies

Subspecies of Spotted Linsang include:

Prionodon pardicolor pardicolor
Prionodon pardicolor presina

Interesting Facts

Spotted Linsang are also known as:
Oriental Linsang

Similar Animals

Banded Linsang

 


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