Entry fanaloka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   karazan-jaboady: Volongoja nanim-panaloka tsara miañamboho (longoza lanin-jaboady ka tsara manatrika) [Tanala] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   jaboady [SLP: Voambolana]
English translation   a species of ichneumon. Eupleres goudoti. [Provincial] [Richardson 1885]
   The ichneumon, or Fanaloka, is about twenty inches long, with a bushy tail of about a third that length, and is covered with thick warm brown fur. Its claws are long and are used to dig up the eggs of crocodiles, on which it is said to feed [Sibree: Naturalist]
French translation   sorte de civette (jaboady) à longue queue annelée. [Tankarana] [David 1952 (takila F)]
French translation   civette [SLP: Voambolana]
French translation   mammifère de la famille des Viverridés, avec un long museau et un pelage rayé [Beaujard 1998]
French translation   euplère de Goudot (Eupleres goudoti) [Tsimbazaza ]
Scientific name   Eupleres goudoti
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   amboa-hady

Updated on 2017/03/10