Viverrid or vivirrine

What is a viverrid? What is a vivirrine?

A viverrid is an animal that belongs in the Viverridae family of medium-sized civet-like mammals. 

A viverrine is an animal that is civet-like. 

A viverrid or a viverrine is a carnivorous mammal, such as a binturong, civet, genet, linsang, and oyan.

Binturong
Civet

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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