Genetta genetta (Common Genet) is a species of mammals in the family viverrids. They are native to Algeria, Zambia, Chad, Benin, South Africa, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Niger, Ethiopia, Morocco, Egypt, Angola, Yemen, The Gambia, Mali, Namibia, Guinea, Lesotho, Sudan, Burkina Faso, the Palearctic, The Central African Republic, Oman, CôTe D’Ivoire, Uganda, Djibouti, Libya, Senegal, Nigeria, Eritrea, Kenya, Ghana, Cameroon, Saudi Arabia, and Botswana. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals are known to live for 408 months and can grow to 552.4400000000001 mm. They rely on running and arboreal (locomotion) to move around.
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