Haussa genet

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Haussa genet
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Viverridae
Subfamily: Viverrinae
Genus: 'Genetta'
Species: ''G. thierryi ''
Binomial name
Genetta thierryi
Matschie, 1902
Haussa genet range

The Haussa genet (Genetta thierryi), also known as Thierry's genet, is a carnivoran mammal, related to linsangs and civets. It lives in the savannah zone of Africa from Senegal to area south of Lake Chad.


  1. ^ Template:IUCN2008 Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.