Species of Thailand
Melogale personata, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831
(In Thai: หมาหริ่ง)
The Burmese ferret-badger (Melogale personata), also known as the large-toothed ferret-badger, is a species of mammal in the Mustelidae family.
The Burmese ferret-badger has a head and body length of 35 – 40 cm, a tail length of 15 – 21 cm and a body weight of 1.5 – 3 kg. The fur ranges from fawn brown to dark brown, with a white dorsal stripe. The face is marked with black and white patches, which are unique to each individual. The rear part of the tail is whitish.
This article uses material from Wikipedia released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike Licence 3.0. Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines.
- Melogale personata
- German: Burma-Sonnendachs
- Burmese ferret badger
- Large-toothed ferret-badger
- Spanish: Tejón turón birmano
- French: Blaireau-furet de Birmanie
- Italian: Tasso furetto della Birmania
- Dutch: Birmese zonnedas
- Russian: Бирманский барсук
- Thai: หมาหริ่ง
Melogale personata nipalensis
Melogale personata personata
Range: Northeastern India and Bangladesh to southern Burma and Thailand
Melogale personata pierrei
Range: Cambodia, southern China, Laos and Vietnam