Greater Grison

The Greater Grison (Galictis vittata), is an animal that belongs to the ferret family Mustelidae. It is native to Central and South America. It can be found from Southern Mexico to Brazil and Bolivia. It lives in savannas and rainforests, usually near rivers and streams.

Greater Grisons spend most of their time on the ground at night hunting for food. They are nocturnal, but also may be seen early in the morning when the sun rises. They live alone or in pairs. Their diet includes small vertebrates such as fish, amphibians, birds, and other small mammals.