palm civet


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palm civet

n.
1. Any of various large nocturnal arboreal civets of the subfamily Paradoxurinae of Asia, especially Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, having gray or black fur and a long dark tail.
2. A mammal (Nandinia binotata) of the family Nandiniidae of eastern Africa, having spotted fur and a long tail and resembling a civet.

palm civet

n
(Animals) any of various small civet-like arboreal viverrine mammals of the genera Paradoxurus, Hemigalus, etc, of Africa and S and SE Asia. Also called: musang or toddy cat
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Noun1.palm civet - spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indiespalm civet - spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies
civet, civet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
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Mammal species recorded during the course of the survey included the leopard cat, Indian palm civet, Pallas cat, chinkara, hog deer, grey langur, Asiatic jackal, Indian pangolin, rhesus monkey etc.
It is a kind of coffee that includes part-digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet.
Besides the Himalayan brown and black bear, other rare wildlife mammal species found in these rocky regions at altitudes of 2,800 metres or about 9,100 feet are the snow leopard, Tibetan wolf, blue sheep, ibex, red fox, musk deer, marmot, pika, weasel, palm civet, and yellow throated marten, besides 85 bird species, including the Himalayan griffon and bearded vulture.
Mammal species recorded during the course of the survey included the leopard cat, Indian palm civet, Pallas cat (Otocolobus manul), chinkara, hog deer (Axis porcinus), grey langur, Asiatic jackal (Canis aureus), Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata), Rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) etc.
The Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) also called a toddy cat, is a small member of the family Viverridae native to South and Southeast Asia.
It is made from part digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet - do try this delicacy if you have the stomach for it.
From legendary stories of the skills applied by the Asian Palm Civet in electing only perfect ripe cherries to mythical tales of just how good the quality is, Luwak coffee, in recent years, increasingly has been at the center of debate about the ethics surrounding how these rare beans are produced.
The biggest section is on individual species, among them clouded leopards, spotted fanaloka, masked palm civet, dingo, Malay weasel, Brazilian tapir, chimpanzee, giant armadillo, Thomas' flying squirrel, and black cod.
Also disappearing in the market are "alamid" coffee from the droppings of the Philippine palm civet, "sinarapan," a small fish found only at Lakes Bato and Buhi in Camarines Sur, the "kabog," a small seeded cereal plant known as millet in other countries and the "budbod kabog," a black native cake from "kabog," according to Rodriguez.
2016, Predicted distribution of small-toothed palm civet Arctogalidia trivirgata (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo.
In the recent years, leopards, chital, wild pig, brown palm civet, leopard cat, small Indian civet, langur, and bonnet macaque have been killed by motorists," Kulkarni pointed out.
Other species found in the area are the Common Short-nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis), Masked Palm Civet (Paguma larvata), Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis ssp.