Spotted Linsang (Prionodon pardicolor)

…a species of Asiatic Linsang (Prionodontidae) which, surprisingly, occurs throughout much Southeast Asia. Spotted linsangs are a fairly secretive species and little is known about their ecology and biology, it is known however that they sometimes occupy lowland, hill and mountain forests ,bamboo forests, secondary growth forests and dense grasslands. Spotted linsangs are partyl arboreal and feed mainly on small vertebrates like birds, small mammals, and lizards. They are also known to be opportunistic scavengers as well as they have been spotted feeding on carrion. 


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