Sunday, July 25, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Malayan stink badger

Malayan stink badger (Mydaus javanensis)

Once classified as true badgers (Melinae, F. Mustelidae), the 2 species of stink badger (Mydaus spp.) are now thought to be the sole Asian representatives of the otherwise entirely American skunks (F. Mephitidae).

Badger Pages
IUCN Red List
Animal Diversity Web
Cumulative Index for the Mammalian Species

(Photo by dennisikon)