Problem

Threatened species of Viverridae


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Other Names:
Threatened species of Herpestidae
Threatened species of Civets
Threatened species of Mongooses
Genets under threat of extinction
Background:

Viverrids are medium-sized carnivores with long bodies and relatively short legs. Weighing from slightly less than 1 kg to 14 kg. Viverrids are native to southern Europe, Africa and Asia, including Indonesia and the Philippines. Viverrids apparently radiated on Madagascar, where there are a number of endemic genera. The family includes 34 species currently placed in 20 genera, including civets, linsangs, genets, palm civets, toddy cats, binturong, and fossas.

Incidence:

The Viverrid family includes 82 species of which 3 are "Vulnerable" and 1 "Endangered" according to the IUCN Red List.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
20.06.2018 – 03:13 CEST