Fossa (ainimal)

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Fossa[1]
Cryptoprocta Ferox.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Eupleridae
Genus: Cryptoprocta
Bennett, 1833
Species: C. ferox
Binomial name
Cryptoprocta ferox
Bennett, 1833
Range map shawin the fossa's distribution in Madagascar. Auries in reid merk its distribution an run alang the ooter edge o the island.
Distribution o Cryptoprocta ferox[2]
Synonyms

The fossa (/ˈfɒsə/ or /ˈfsə/;[3] Malagasy [ˈfusə̥]; Cryptoprocta ferox) is a cat-lik, carnivorous mammal endemic tae Madagascar.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 559–561. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hawkins, A.F.A. & Dollar, L. (2008). "Cryptoprocta ferox". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 11 May 2006. 
  3. Croke, V. "The Deadliest Carnivore". Discover. Retrieved 2010-05-12.