Main Characteristics: Banded Linsang have a body length of approximately 40 cms (15.7 inches), a tail length of approximately 34 cms (13.4 inches) and they weigh around 700 g (25 oz).
They are yellowish/grey in colour with five dark bands on their body. They have broad stripes on their neck and their tail has several dark bands and a dark tip. They have sharp, retractable claws and very sharp teeth.
Habitat: Banded Linsang inhabit the forests of south east Asia. They are solitary, nocturnal and arboreal.
Diet: Banded Linsang mainly feed on rodents, birds and lizards.
Breeding: Little is known about reproduction in the Banded Linsang.
Subspecies: Subspecies of Banded Linsang include: Prionodon linsang fredericae, Prionodon linsang gracilis and Prionodon linsang linsang.
|Latin Name||Prionodon linsang|
|Conservation Status||Least Concern|
|Location||S E Asia|
|Colour||Yellow/Grey with Black Markings|
|Length||40 cms (15.7 inches)|
|Tail||34 cms (13.4 inches)|
|Weight||700 g (25 oz)|