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Small Spotted Genet

Genetta genetta

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Carnivore:
Genets have a varied diet comprising small mammals, lizards, birds, eggs, amphibians, invertebrates, insects and fruit
Not applicable
They are solitary animals rarely seen in a group
Distribution:
Most of the African Continent. Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Andorra, France, Portugal & Spain Invasive
Habitat:
Shrubland, Savannah, Forest
Fun Fact
Although Genets look cat-like they are not related to felines. Instead they sit in the family viverridae along with civets and binturong

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