The Javan ferret-badger (Melogale orientalis) is a mustelid endemic to Java and Bali, Indonesia. Like other ferret-badgers, the Javan ferret-badger is a fossorial animal that makes use of pre-existing burrows in the forest floor. It is mainly nocturnal, and small groups of adults and juveniles forage together. It is often found in dense undergrowth and it may be able to scramble about in trees and bushes. Its diet is mainly carnivorous and consists of small animals, birds, amphibians, eggs, carrion and invertebrates, and it also eats fruit.
- Skull Length: 7.5cm
- Skull Width: 3.2cm
- Skull Height: 2.9cm
- From Owner Jay Villemarette's private collection