Asiatic Linsang

Asiatic Linsang: A close cousin of the Civet

March 14, 2018 mammal 0

Linsangs is an originally Javanese name applied to two species of tree-dwelling carnivorous mammals within the family Prionodontidae.  The Asiatic linsangs were thought to be more closely related to weasels and stoats, or the family Viverridae but DNA analysis confirms that they bear close resemblance to cats, family Felidae. The […]