|Bornean ferret-badger range|
The Bornean ferret-badger (Melogale everetti), also known as the Everett's ferret-badger or Kinabalu ferret-badger, is a member of the Mustelidae family. The scientific name commemorates British colonial administrator and zoological collector Alfred Hart Everett.
Distribution and habitat
This species of ferret-badger is only known with certainty from the highland forests on Mount Kinabalu and nearby regions in Sabah, Malaysia, but is suspected to occur elsewhere on Borneo, including Brunei, Kalimantan (to Indonesia) and Sarawak (to Malaysia). Their biggest threat is habitat loss through the rapid deforestation in Borneo.
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