Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Melogale personata, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831
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.
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- Melogale personata
- Burmese ferret badger
- Large-toothed ferret-badger
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
Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Melogale personata in Thailand
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