Zorilla, striped polecat - ICTONYX STRIATUS
Class: Animals with Milk Glands (Mammalia)
Subclass: True Mammals (Eutheria)
Order: Meat-eating Mammals (Carnivora)
The Name "Zorilla": "Zorilla" is the diminutive of the Spanish word "zorro," which means "fox." "Pole" is of unknown origin, but the animal is definitely not a cat.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Habitat: Terestrial. Savanna and open grasslands http://www.americazoo.com/goto/index/mammals/279.htm