Everett's Ferret-Badger

Interesting Facts: Everett's Ferret-Badgers are also known as: Bornean Ferret-Badger Kinabalu Ferret-Badger Everett's Ferret-Badgers are named after Alfred Hart Everett.

Main Characteristics: Everett's Ferret-Badgers have a body length between 33 and 44 cms (13 - 17 inches), a tail length between 15 and 23 cms (6 - 9 inches) and they weigh between 1 and 2 kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs).

They are grey to greyish/brown in colour with black and white markings on their face.

Habitat: Everett's Ferret-Badgers can be found in the forests on Mount Kinabalu which is located near the northern tip of Borneo, Malaysia.

Diet: Everett's Ferret-Badgers feed on insects, snails, small mammals, birds, frogs, eggs and fruit.

Breeding: Little is known about reproduction in Everett's Ferret-Badgers.

Predators: Larger carnivores are likely to prey upon Ferret-Badgers.

Subspecies: There are no subspecies of Everett's Ferret-Badger.

Latin Name Melogale everetti
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location S E Asia
Colour Grey to Greyish/Brown
Length 33 - 44 cms (13 - 17 inches)
Tail 15 - 23 cms (6 - 9 inches)
Weight 1 - 2 Kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs)
Life Expectancy


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