Young fossa this is so cute I don't even know what to do. I've never even heard of a fossa without a Mu in front of it.

Young 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 - amazing animals

"Fossa."       Google search:  "The Fossa (Scientific name: Cryptoprocta ferox) 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. Wikipedia."

The Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) is Madagascar’s top predator.is related to the Mongoose

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)

The fossa, with its chunky paws and long dexterous tail, is unique to forests of the African island of Madagascar and is most closely related to the mongoose

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Fossa: A relative of the mongoose, the fossa is unique to the forests of Madagascar, an African island in the Indian Ocean. Growing up to 6 feet long from nose to tail tip, and weighing up to 26 pounds, the fossa is a slender-bodied catlike creature. It is the largest carnivore and top predator native to Madagascar. Like felines, the fossa has retractable claws and fearsome catlike teeth. Its coat is reddish brown and its muzzle resembles that of a dog. photo: Sandy Grimm

Fossa by Sandy Grimm. The 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 .

Fossa - Kirindy Forest, Madagascar. The 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.

tygrscott: “Madagascar via ▼ Reshared Post From Giovanni Mari ▼ The rarely seen Fossa, Kirindy Forest - Madagascar The Fossa is a carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar.

Fossa-The fossa (play /ˈfɒsə/ or /ˈfuːsə/; Malagasy [ˈfusə̥]; Cryptoprocta ferox) is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar.

My new favorite animal: Fossa (The unrelated cat-like mammal evolved from the mongoose). What a fasinating animal.

The Fossa  Credit: worldswildlifewonders | Shutterstock The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal related to the mongoose family, that is endemic to Madagascar. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar and has been compared to a small cougar. Adults have a head-body length of 28 to 31 inches (70 to 80 centimeters) and weigh between 12 and 19 pounds.

The fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal related to the mongoose family, that is endemic to Madagascar. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar and has been compared to a small cougar.

The Fossa is the largest mamalian carnivore on Madagascar compared in size to a small cougar, they hunt medium sized animals such as fish,birds,rodents, & small lemurs. The fossa were once widespread on Madagascar, now they can be found in small numbers in the countries’ last remaining forests. Their opulation is considered Vulnerable by the IUCN due to their population decline over the last 20 years.

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Animals That You May Not Have Known Existed The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar and has been compared to a small cougar.

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo - The newest additions are the Fossa pups born at this zoo 6/17/14.

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve Zoo - The newest additions are the Fossa pups born at this zoo

Fossa - Sometimes I would like to know what the animals are thinking.  Johannes Wapelhorst 500px

Fossa Photo by Johannes Wapelhorst on Fivehundredpx The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar and has been compared to a small cougar. It is a member of the Eupleridae,.

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 This animal is one of the largest predators of the world among all the animals but the only habitat of this animal is the island of Madagascar. Today it is listed among the vulnerable animals but they are also critically endangered among all the species. The Fossa looks a lot like the cougar but sometimes people also mistake them for big cats since it has got so many cats like features but they are not cat at all.

The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar. Its semi-retractable claws & flexible ankles allow it to climb up & down trees head-first & jump from tree to tree.

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