Vontsira Galidia elegans

Ring-tailed Vontsira
Ring-tailed Vontsira
The Ring-tailed Vontsira, also (and previously) called the Ringtailed Mongoose, is endemic to Madagascar, mainly in the north and east of the island. It is the only species in its genus.
Ring-tailed Vontsira
Ring-tailed Vontsira
It has mainly red fur with black feet and black rings on its tail. It climbs well in its forest habitat. Like most mongooses, it is an omnivore but mainly carnivorous.