African linsang (Poiana richardsonii)

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African linsang fact file

African linsang description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyViverridae
GenusPoiana (1)

Information on the African linsang (Poiana richardsonii) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
central African linsang, central African oyan, Richardson's linsang.
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African linsang status

The African linsang is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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