细尾獴

2017-06-27 14:59:58 | 

细尾獴Xi Wei Meng

学 名:Suricata suricatta

英文名:Meerkat

分 类:食肉目 獴科

分 布:非洲南部的安哥拉、纳米比亚、博茨瓦纳和南非

生活习性:细尾獴生活于开阔的平原和岩石地区,喜食昆虫,也吃蜥蜴、蛇、蜘蛛、植物、卵和小型哺乳动物。妊娠期约80-90天,交配期多为9-10月份,7个月可独立,2岁达性成熟,寿命约12-14年。

Scientific name: Suricata suricatta

English name: Meerkat

Category : Carnivora  Herpestidae

Distribution: Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, in much of the Namib Desert in Namibia and southwestern Angola, and in South Africa.

Habits: Living in open plains and rocky areas. Are primarily insectivores, but also eat other animals (lizards, snakes, scorpions, spiders, eggs, small mammals, millipedes, centipedes and, more rarely, small birds), plants and fungi. About 80 to 90 days gestation, mating mostly 9 to 10 months, seven months can be independent. The sexually mature is reached around two years old. The average lifespan is about 12-14 years in captivity.