|Named By:||Petter in 1963|
|Time Period:||Late Miocene to Pleistocene|
|Location:||Ethiopia, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania|
|Size:||Estimated around 59 centimetres high at the shoulder, 40 kilograms in weight|
|Fossil(s):||Partial remains of several individuals|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Viverredae | Viverra ||
Viverra leakeyi, also known as Leakey's civet or the giant civet, is an extinct species of civet. Its fossils have been found in Africa, from Langebaanweg, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and the Omo Valley.