Main Characteristics: Large-Spotted Civets have a body length between 76 and 85 cms (30 - 33.5 inches), a tail length between 33 and 40 cms (13 - 16 inches) and they weigh between 6.5 and 8 kgs (14.3 - 17.6 lbs).
They are grey in colour with large black spots and their tail is banded with black and has a black tip.
Habitat: Large-Spotted Civets can be found in the lowland forests of south and south east Asia. They are solitary and active at night.
Diet: Large-Spotted Civets feed on small mammals and some vegetation.
Breeding: Little is known about reproduction in Large-Spotted Civets.
Subspecies: There are no known subspecies of the Large-Spotted Civet.
|Latin Name||Viverra megaspila|
|Conservation Status||Least Concern|
|Location||S & S E Asia|
|Colour||Grey & Black|
|Length||76 - 85 cms (30 - 33.5 inches)|
|Tail||33 - 40 cms (13 - 16 inches)|
|Weight||6.5 - 8 Kgs (14.3 - 17.6 lbs)|
Up to 15 Yrs