Giant forest genet

Giant forest genet

Giant forest genet, Giant genet

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Genetta victoriae

The giant forest genet (Genetta victoriae ), also known as the giant genet, is a genet species endemic to the Congo Basin. As it is considered as widely distributed and common, it is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Appearance

The giant genet has a yellowish white short and thick fur with numerous black spots. It is whitish on top of the muzzle and between the eyes..

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Measurements of museum specimen range from 55 to 60 cm (22 to 24 in) in head and body with a 413 to 490 mm (16.3 to 19.3 in) long tail.

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Giant forest genet
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References

1. Giant forest genet Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_forest_genet
2. Giant forest genet on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/41703/45219531

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