Fossa

The main predator of the lemur, the fossa is Madagascar’s largest carnivore.


  • Scientific Name: Cryptoprocta ferox
  • Range: Tropical rainforest in Madagascar
  • Status in the Wild: Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Carnivores
  • Cool Animal Fact: Over 50% of the fossa’s diet in the wild is made up of lemurs, though they do eat reptiles and insects as well.