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Fun Fact #8

Don't be deceived by the cover image cause a Zorilla is not a Gorilla-Zebra hybrid.

A Zorilla is this:


Adorable, isn't he?

Before you pound me with questions let me explain what a zorilla really is.


Name: Zorilla or African Polecat or Zoril or Zorille or Cape Polecat or African Skunk

Animal Status: Mammal

Location: Sub- Saharan and Southern Africa.

Family: Mustelidae (same as skunks)

Conservation Status: Least concern

Food Status: Carnivore (rodents and insects)

Weight: (F) 596g - 880g (M) 681g - 1460g

Length: 63cm (for both genders)


A Zorilla is quite fascinating and there is still much more to be known about this furry friend, in the meanwhile enjoy some facts:


- It's name comes from Zorro which is fox in spanish.

- They have unique face markings

- Newborn Zorillas are blind, deaf and naked...

- They can scream!! (this is followed by a disgusting smell XD )


I hope you enjoyed that <3


Stay Safe, Well and Blessed :)

~Fauna


image and information credits:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/10978057/creatures-animals-photoshop-bird-baboon-owl-tiger/

http://www.krugerpark.co.za/africa_striped_polecat.html

http://zorilla.film/en/about-us

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Striped_polecat


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