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Adult Male Fosa {Cryptoprocta ferox} snarling, dry deciduous forest, Kirindy Forest, Western Madagascar, IUCN vulnerable species.

Fossa snarling -Fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family (Herpestidae).

Fossa Cat mum and baby

Fossa Cat mum and baby

A Fossa - like a cat, dog and a bear rolled into one!

cat or dog or weasel? The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family.

The fossa is the top predator in Madagascar. The modern mongoose and the fossa evolved from the same ancestor, which arrived on the island about 21 million years ago. (photo by Paul Manaig)

Fosa - The fossa is the top predator in Madagascar. The modern mongoose and the fossa evolved from the same ancestor, which arrived on the island about 21 million years ago. (photo by Paul Manaig)