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Small Spotted Genet

Genetta genetta

Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
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
Most of the African Continent. Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Andorra, France, Portugal & Spain Invasive
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

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.