Sunda Stink-badger, Mydaus javanensis | Mystery animal in Borneo not such a mystery after all, or is it?
Mystery animal in Borneo not such a mystery after all, or is it?
The animal was indeed a Sunda Stink-badger, or Mydaus javanensis, one of only two member of the skunk family Mephitidae, outside the Americas. For a long time this species was placed as a member of the mustelid family – to which all real badgers belong - but DNA and morphological studies strongly supports their relationship to the American skunks
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Villagers mystified by strange animal http://www.theborneopost.com/2012/11/15/villagers-mystified-by-strange-animal/