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Crested Genet

Crested Genet Range Map (Africa)
Crested Genet Range Map (Africa)

Latin Name Genetta cristata
Conservation Status Endangered
Location Africa
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Main Characteristics

Crested Genets have a small crest on the back of their neck, hence their name.


Crested Genets can be found in the rainforests of south eastern Nigeria to southern Cameroon, Africa.


There are no known subspecies of the Crested Genet.

Interesting Facts

Crested Genets are also known as:
Crested Servaline Genet

In the past the Crested Genet was considered a subspecies of the servaline genet, but now it is regarded as a species in its own right.

Similar Animals

Servaline Genet
Thierry's Genet
Pardine Genet
Johnston's Genet
Bourlon's Genet
Abyssinian Genet
Aquatic Genet
Large-Spotted Genet


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