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Angolan Genet

Angolan Genet Range Map (Africa)
Angolan Genet Range Map (Africa)

Latin Name Genetta angolensis
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location Africa
Colour Grey with Brown Markings
Length -
Tail -
Weight 1 - 2 Kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs)
Life Expectancy


Main Characteristics

Angolan Genets are reddish/grey to dark grey in colour with small spots on their body and a banded tail. They have a long, lean body and they weigh between 1 and 2 kgs (2.2 - 4.4 lbs).


Angolan Genets can be found in the rainforests and moist savannahs in southern Africa.


There are no known subspecies of the Angolan Genet.

Interesting Facts

Little is known about the behaviour of the Angolan Genet, it is assumed that it is similar to other species of genet.

Similar Animals

Common Genet
Panther Genet
Giant Genet
Aquatic Genet
Large-Spotted Genet
Pardine Genet
Johnston's Genet
Bourlon's Genet


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