New Vietnamese ferret-badger identified

A new species of ferret-badger has been found in central Vietnam.

The new species, Melogale cucphuongensis, differs from previously known ferret-badgers in the shape of the skull.

An individual Melogale cucphuongensis had been found prior to this discovery in 2006, but died before it could be properly classified.

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