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Spotted Genet

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Spotted Genet There are the only member of the viverrid family that are able to stand on their hind legs. Although they live on the ground, they spend a great deal of time in trees. Genets have been introduced into parts of Europe where they can still be found in the wild. They have been kept as pets for more than 1,500 years.

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Spotted Genet

Spotted Genet are long, slender, cat-like animals with large ears, ringed tails and partially retractable claws. Their fur is spotted with a dark stripe down their spine. There are the only member of the viverrid family that are able to stand on their hind legs. Although they live on the ground, they spend a great deal of time in trees. Genets have been introduced into parts of Europe where they can still be found in the wild. They have been kept as pets for more than 1,500 years. He may look cat-like but his species is actually a relative of weasels. Genets will make a home of tree logs, hollowed-out holes in trees, rocky areas, or the roof of Chalet 5.

Interesting Facts:

  • Genets are mainly carnivores, but also feed on insects and bird eggs.
  • Genets, like all other carnivores, use sebaceous glands to secrete a foul-smelling substance to mark their territory. This scent can stay present for up to 9 weeks.

Additional information

Sex

Female, Male, Pair

Shipping

One, Pair

3 reviews for Spotted Genet

  1. Felicial

    Hi I am from Thailand. We see a video you like. We asked what to do to feed musk to tame sailed play we have 3 grown at the age of two months, to help us better appreciate.

  2. Sam

    Beautiful animal! Wish they were domesticated here in the Bosnia

  3. Juliana

    The female is lonely and thanks for the fast delivery do you still have available male ? please advice.

    Juliana

    • admin

      Thanks Mrs Juliana, pls kindly email us for more details….

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