Crested servaline genet

Crested servaline genet

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Genetta cristata

The crested servaline genet, also known as the crested genet, is a genet species endemic to Nigeria and Cameroon. As the population has declined due to loss of habitat, it is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. It was first recorded in the Mamfe Division in Cameroon and initially considered a subspecies of the servaline genet . But now it is regarded as a distinct species.

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Crested servaline genet habitat map

References

1. Crested servaline genet Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crested_servaline_genet
2. Crested servaline genet on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/8998/45198406

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