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Everett's Ferret-Badger

Everett's Ferret-Badger Range Map (Borneo, Malaysia)
Everett's Ferret-Badger Range Map
(Borneo, Malaysia)

Latin Name Melogale everetti
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location S E Asia
Colour Grey to Greyish/Brown
Length 33 - 44 cms (13 - 17 inches)
Tail 15 - 23 cms (6 - 9 inches)
Weight 1 - 2 Kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs)
Life Expectancy


Main Characteristics

Everett's Ferret-Badgers have a body length between 33 and 44 cms (13 - 17 inches), a tail length between 15 and 23 cms (6 - 9 inches) and they weigh between 1 and 2 kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs).

They are grey to greyish/brown in colour with black and white markings on their face.


Everett's Ferret-Badgers can be found in the forests on Mount Kinabalu which is located near the northern tip of Borneo, Malaysia.


Everett's Ferret-Badgers feed on insects, snails, small mammals, birds, frogs, eggs and fruit.


Little is known about reproduction in Everett's Ferret-Badgers.


Larger carnivores are likely to prey upon Ferret-Badgers.


There are no subspecies of Everett's Ferret-Badger.

Interesting Facts

Everett's Ferret-Badgers are also known as:
Bornean Ferret-Badger
Kinabalu Ferret-Badger

Everett's Ferret-Badgers are named after Alfred Hart Everett

Similar Animals

Chinese Ferret-Badger
Javan Ferret-Badger
Burmese Ferret-Badger


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