Length: 39-47 cm.
Weight: 1,2-2,2 kg.
Habitat: Dry forest, shrubs, thorn forests, open habitats and rocky outcrops
Food: Birds, rat snakes, small land monitors and other reptiles, rodents, gasteropods, grub.
Predators: Leopards, jungle cats, jackals, crocodiles, pythons, raptors
Best places to see it: Yala National Park in Sri Lanka