Große Indische Zibetkatze Viverra zibetha (Linné, 1758)


English: Large Indian Civet; French: Civette des Indes; Indonese: Tenggalong.

Former distribution: As now.
Present distribution: Northern India, Nepal, Burma, Thailand, southern China, Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea, Malaysia.
Behaviour: See Afrika-Zibetkatze
Population status: Stable.
Brief notes:
Body weight: 8.5-11 kg
Head and body length: 81 cm
Tail length: 43 cm
Shoulder height: No records
Gestation period: No records
Maximum age: 13-15 years
Trophy: Skull length: no records
Hunting methods: With dogs and traps.
Subspecies: 4
1. Viverra z. zibetha Nepal to Assam. Stable.
2. Viverra z. picta Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea. Stable.
3. Viverra z. pruinosa Tenasserim, Malaysia. Stable.
4. Viverra z. ashtoni Southern China. Stable.
Remarks: Subspecies must be reconfirmed.