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Viverra tangalunga (Malayan Civet)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Malay civet (Viverra tangalunga), also known as the Malayan civet and Oriental civet, is a viverrid native to the Malay Peninsula and the islands of Sumatra, Bangka, Borneo, the Rhio-Lingga Archipelago, and the Philippines. It is listed as "Least Concern" by IUCN as it is a relatively widely distributed, appears to be tolerant of degraded habitats, and occurs in a number of protected areas.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
4
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
24
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.26
EDGE Score: 2.33

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  16.204 lbs (7.35 kg)
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  30 %
Diet - Endothermic [2]  30 %
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  10 %
Diet - Vertibrates [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Litter Size [1]  2
Maximum Longevity [1]  15 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Medwayella robinsoni robinsoni[3]
Schistosoma japonicum <Unverified Name>[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Rotterdam Zoo
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Tierpark Berlin-Friedrichsfelde GmbH
Zoo de Pont-Scorff
Zoo Negara Malaysia

Range Map

Distribution

Australia; Southern Asia;

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3International Flea Database
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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