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 :)
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