Scientific Name: Genetta spp.
Species: The number of species in this genus is controversial, as of 2005, 17 different species are recognised. It is possible to hunt three of these species:
Common Genet (Small spotted) G.genetta - found throughout Africa.
Cape Genet (Large spotted) G. tigrina - found only in South Africa
Rusty-spotted Genet , G. maculata - found in eastern, southern and central Africa
Distribution: All genets are native to Africa and found throughout much of the continent
Habitat: Woodlands, from dense rainforests to savannah woodlands.
Description: Genets are slender cat-like animals, with a long ringed tail that is almost as long as their body, and large ears. There fur is spotted, the pattern varying by species, while all species have a dark stripe along the spine
Hunting method: Hunting at night, or if an opportunity arises.
Hunting available in: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania