Spotted Linsang

Interesting Facts: Spotted Linsang are also known as: Oriental Linsang.

Main Characteristics: Spotted Linsang have a body length between 37 and 43 cms (14.5 - 17 inches), a tail length between 30 and 36 cms (12 - 14 inches) and they weigh between 0.6 and 1.2 kgs (1.25 - 3 lbs).

They are brown/grey in colour with black spots and a ringed tail.

Habitat: Spotted Linsang inhabit the forests of east to southern Asia. They are solitary, nocturnal and arboreal.

Diet: Spotted Linsang mainly feed on rodents, snakes, frogs and carrion.

Breeding: Spotted Linsang produce a litter of 2 - 3 young.

Subspecies: Subspecies of Spotted Linsang include: Prionodon pardicolor pardicolor and Prionodon pardicolor presina.

Latin Name Prionodon pardicolor
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location E to S E Asia
Colour Brown/Grey with Black Markings
Length 37 - 43 cms (14.5 - 17 inches)
Tail 30 - 36 cms (12 - 14 inches)
Weight 0.6 - 1.2 Kgs (1.25 - 3 lbs)
Life Expectancy


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