Scientific Name Cryptoprocta ferox

Classification – Cryptoprocta

Name of Young – Cub

Length/Size – 61cm – 80cm (24in – 32in)

Weight – 7kg – 12kg (15lbs – 28.5lbs)

Top Speed – 56kph (35mph)

Life Expectancy – 15 years; up to 20 in captivity

Mating Season  September and October

Gestation Period – 93 days

Special Features  Webbed toes with retractable claws

Social Structure – Lives a solitary life except during the mating season and raising the young

Geographical Distribution – Madagascar

Natural Habitat – Dense tropical forest

Conservation Status –Vulnerable

Diet – Lemurs, Frogs, Lizards

Predators – Human, Crocodile