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Fossa Pictures

Fossa Closeup


Fossa Closeup

Fossa Closeup

Two fossas


Two fossas
Two fossas

Fossa


Fossa
Fossa

Fossa resting on log


Fossa resting on log
Two fossas
Pictures of fossas (Cryptoprocta ferox), which are endangered.

This mongoose relative can hunt in trees, thanks to its retractable claws and long tail that helps it balance as it leaps after prey. It eats lemurs, tenrecs, snakes, and rodence. Mothers have 2-4 babies and gestate for 82-89 days.

They live only in Madagascar.