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The greater grison, Galictis vittata, is an animal belonging to the ferret family Mustelidae. It is native to Central and South America, ranging from southern Mexico in the north, to central Brazil, Peru and Bolivia in the south . Its habitat is savannas and rainforests, and it is usually seen near rivers and streams.
Greater grisons are terrestrial and nocturnal, with some diurnal activity in the morning. They live alone or in pairs, feeding on small vertebrates including fish, amphibians, birds, and other mammals.
- Cuarón, A.D., Reid, F. & Helgen, K. (2008). Galictis vittata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 24 February 2009.
- Louise H. Emmons and Francois Feer, 1997 - Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, A Field Guide.
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