Large-spotted Genet

Genetta tigrina

A weasel relative, the solitary genet rests during the day high up in a tree or another animal’s abandoned burrow. At night it’s on the move, climbing and leaping from tree to tree in search of small prey. Stalking and pouncing, the genet catches a snack

Fact File

where to see themWhere to see them: Jungle Trails
lengthLength: 1.6 to 2 ft
weightWeight: 3.5 to 5.5 lbs
lifespanLifespan: 8 yrs in the wild
habitatHabitat: Woodland and scrubland
dietDiet: Small rodents, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, and fruit