Asian Dylanus

A Siberian subspecies of Asian dylanus has feet more like that of the American common dylanus (including its domesticated relative), as there aren't as many fast predators as in other parts of Asia. This male "Siberian dylanus" is trying to search for food including smaller mammals.

The Asian Dylanus, a species of dylanus, might have been the first dylanus species to step foot outside North America, possibly about 4-3 million years ago. It resembles an American common dylanus, but some subspecies has fur all over its body to protect it against the cold, and some other subspecies has a leg design more like a Dylanus Edwienus to run fast to escape from most predators. It lives in China, Mongolia, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, India, and Siberia, with populations of dwarf species in Japan, Borneo, and Sumatra. It feeds on fruit, insects, fish, lizards, eggs, carrion, and small mammals.
Asian Dylanus
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
  • Domain: Eukarya
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Subphylum: Vertebrata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Carnivora
  • Family: Felidae
  • Superfamily: Dylanusids
  • Genus: Dylanus
  • Species: Asiaticus
  • Scientific Name: Dylanus Asiaticus
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