Species : Arctictis binturong
- Binturong, Asian Bearcat (~ 10 months)
The binturong (not a bear) is the only genus of the family Viverridae (which includes genets and civets). Its natural habitat is the forest canopy of the southeast Asian forests (Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Bangladesh, China, India...).
The bearcat is a nocturnal animal. Omnivorous, it feeds mainly on fruits, but it eats also eggs, leaves or small mammals.Size
: 65-95 cm lengh (head and body).Weight
: 9-14 kg.
The bearcat is listed as Vulnerable
in the UINC Red List.Location :
Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes, Paris, FranceCamera :
Canon EOS 400DLens :
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5,6 DG APO MacroPost-Processing :
Photoshop CS3You may not use this image in any way without my written permission.
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