Black-spotted cuscus ©www.ozanimals.com
Black-spotted cuscus ©www.ozanimals.com

Order Diprotodontia

Family Phalangeridae

Scientific Name

Spilocuscus rufoniger

Thumbnail Description

Black-spotted cuscuses use their tails for grasping

Size and Weight

Adults:

TOTAL LENGTH: 120 cm

WEIGHT: 6 to 7 kg (13 to 15 lb)

TAIL: 50 cm

Habitat

Lower-montane, tropical, primary forests and lowland areas, thick brushwood; elevation 1,200 m

Distribution

Northern New Guinea

Diet

Omnivores; fruits, leaves, nuts

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered

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