Thursday, February 5, 2015


  • Fossas are relatives to the Mongoose
  • They live in Madagascar's forests
  • They grow up to 6 feet long
  • It is the largest carnivore on Madagascar and has been known to eat Lemurs as well as other animals
  • Using it's tail it can move very quick among tree branches
  • They are endangered due to habitat loss 
  • They are solitary and nocturnal
  • They mainly live in trees
  • Their average litter size is two cubs
  • It has no predators with the exception of humans
  • It weighs between 15 to 28.5 pounds