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  Banded Linsang

 

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The Banded Linsang is a species of civet. It is around 74 cm long, including the tail, and has a white base colour, with black cloud-like spots on its body and and black bands on the tail.

 

It is the rarest of the civets, and is sometimes referred to as Tiger Civet.  The Banded Linsang is arboreal and spends the majority of its time in trees.

 

  Banded Linsang

 

  Banded Linsang

 

 

The Banded Linsang also appears on a Thai postage stamp that was issued in 1991 as part of a set of four stamps on wild animals. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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