Hunting Small Spotted Genet South Africa

A spotted, slender cat

Small Spotted Genet Hunting
Small Spotted Genet
Scientific Name : Genetta Genetta
Weight : 2 kg (m), 1.8 kg (f)
Shoulder Height : 20cm (m and f)
Breeding Season : Year round
Minimum Calibre : 22

About Small Spotted Genet

A highly solitary species of viverrid indigenous to Africa, they were introduced to parts of the Mediterranean and Europe. Widespread throughout Africa. They are highly solitary and will pair briefly to mate. Their diet consists of small reptiles and birds and will often raid the farmyard for chickens and eggs - they are notorious chicken killers.

Genet Hunting Tips

They are nocturnal. Genet hunting in South Africa is done at night with a spotlight and genet will come in for a special mouth call.

Genet Hunting costs

The cost of a genet is $300.