<p><span class="taxon"><em>Speothos venaticus</em></span> are found in forests and wet savannas. They are diurnal, inhabiting a den (burrow or hollow tree trunk) at night. They are semiaquatic and can "dive and swim underwater with great facility."<span> (Nowak, 1999)</span></p> <p><strong>Habitat Regions: </strong>Temperate; Tropical; Terrestrial</p><p><strong>Terrestrial Biomes: </strong>Savanna or grassland; Forest; Rainforest; Scrub forest</p>
- Nowak, R. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.