Cryptoprocta


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Noun1.Cryptoprocta - large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of MadagascarCryptoprocta - large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar
civet, civet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
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In addition to the primates, there are abundant specimens of bats (Hipposideros), carnivores (the extinct fossa Cryptoprocta spelea as well as a smaller, still living species, C.
In Europe, we recorded 35 species, included 11 non-native species, as for example the giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca native of Asia, and the fosa Cryptoprocta ferox native of Africa.
Another evolutionary branch is represented by Cryptoprocta ferox, the fossa of Madagascar, with a distinct cat-like appearance.