Spotted Linsang (Prionodon pardicolor)

Interesting :

This specie of civet is like banded linsang. But it is different is that the spots along its body is separated by light color not cling together along its back. Its tail is banded with black and white 9 rings, not 7 rings as that of banded linsang. Its body color is yellow with black spots scattered around except for its tail. It is difficult to final and not as beautiful as banded linsang.

Habitat :

It is originated in Nepal, Assam, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. In Thailand, it is found in Northern part and Tanao Sri Mountian Range, and Kanchanaburi. Currently, it is a hardly found animal.

Food :

It eats birds, bird eggs, and small animals such as rats, and squirrels. It does not eat fruits.

Behavior :

It likes to stay in highland forests or mountain. It is usually stays on the trees and sometimes it goes down to the ground. It makes a living at night and likes to stay solitary.

Current Status :

Leaet Concern

Reproductive :

Breeding season is between February and August. One litter contains 2 young. It gives birth in soil hollow near big trees.

Point of view :

Update : 06 April 2017