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Genet riding buffalos and rhinoceros, Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park, Durban, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Genet Riding Buffalos And Rhinoceros, Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park, Durban, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Genets are also prey for many animals, such as the red fox and the northern goshawk. Other predators include owls, leopards, pythons, domestic dogs and Iberian lynx.
Because genets are solitary, they mainly interact during reproduction. Their home ranges are slightly larger during the spring because they are more active, not only nocturnally, but in seeking a mate. Because of their increased activity, they require more energy and are more active to acquire the necessary sustenance. The female becomes sexually mature at two years. Once copulation has occurred, the gestation period lasts for ten to eleven weeks. Genets produce two to four young, usually twice per year. Most young are born when there is a higher abundance of insects for the young to eat. However, genets are diestrous as there are two significant peaks in the number of births during the year: one during April and May and one during August, September, and October.

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