Masked Palm Civet
The body ranges from 50 to 76 cm in length, and the tail is between 50 and 64 cm long. The ears are approximately 4 to 6 cm long. Weight depends on gender and age, but adults vary between 3.6 and 5 kg. Their relatively short pelage...
A civet /ˈsɪvᵻt/ is a small, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal native to
tropical Asia and Africa, especially the tropical forests. The term civet applies to
African Civet Classification and EvolutionThe African Civet is a large species of
Civet found across sub-Saharan Africa. The African Civet is the only remaining ...
Nov 19, 2012 ... The civets are almost exclusively fed coffee berries, which they then excrete. This
image was taken on a civet farm just outside Surabaya, ...
The musk produced by a gland at the base of the civet
’s tail – also called civet
oil - is widely used as a perfume ingredient in North America and Europe. It is also an excellent fixative, and is used in many top-quality perfumes to stabilize other, more delicate or vo... More »
The World Health Organization announced that the SARS virus was found in
three animals in China, including the palm civet, a tree-dwelling animal
Civet - what is it, a cat, fox, mongosse or monkey? An ancient mammal from Asia
and Africa has a sleek design and preference for trees.
Civet cats, genet cats, fossas, bearcats (also known as binturongs)…are these
really cats? No. These animals belong to the family Viverridae, or Euptileuridae, ...
Also known as the common palm civet, the Asian palm civet lives throughout the
jungles of Asia. This animal is also called a toddy cat, but it's not a cat.
he civet cat is a small mammal which belongs to the Viverridae family. In
Indonesia these animals are known as Luwaks. Palm civet cats have a body
length of ...