civet cat


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Noun1.civet cat - raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white ringscivet cat - raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
procyonid - plantigrade carnivorous mammals
2.civet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumescivet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
viverrine, viverrine mammal - small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
large civet, Viverra zibetha - common civet of India and southeast Asia
small civet, Viverricula indica, Viverricula malaccensis - a common civet of southeast Asia
Arctictis bintourong, bearcat, binturong - arboreal civet of Asia having a long prehensile tail and shaggy black hair
Cryptoprocta, genus Cryptoprocta - large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar
fanaloka, Fossa fossa - civet of Madagascar
banded palm civet, Hemigalus hardwickii - an East Indian civet
palm cat, palm civet - spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies
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He follows rigidly the conventions of dress and manners; but in the business of poking his nose into places where he does not belong he could give pointers to a civet cat or a jackdaw.
Between the array of dinners and her menagerie of animals ("I had 20 cats at one point, I had pygmy owls, flying squirrels, chipmunks, my dad had a falcon and a hawk in the aviary in the back garden, a crow, ducks, geese, a civet cat..."), 'idyllic' doesn't seem to quite do it justice.
One of their first products was civet coffee, or coffee beans processed through the digestive tract of the civet cat that is harvested
Also on Sunday, another team of wildlife captured the male partner of a civet cat that was captured last week.
The Civet cat eats top quality coffee cherries, and excretes the undigested beans in chunks.
A member of the teaching staff was shocked to see a peculiar looking tail dangling from the ledge of a classroom and on further investigation; the animal was identified as a civet cat. The school authorities immediately contacted the local police who diverted the distress call to Wildlife SOS.
Among 556 animals with rabies, there were 548 FBs (98.6%), 6 civet cat (1.1%), 1 shrew, and 1 dog.
Other pictures emerged in 2012 of the Trump brothers standing next to animals they gunned down on two trips in 2010 and 2011 - including antelope, waterbuck, two buffalos, a great warthog and a civet cat.
Other snaps show the Trump brothers standing by animals they gunned down on two trips in 2010 and 2011, including antelope, waterbuck, two buffalo, a great warthog, a greater kudu and a civet cat.
For once, not a gold leaf dusted cup, nor a variety filtered through the digestive system of a civet cat.
After stopping off for some Kopi Luwak, the world's most expensive and luxurious coffee (as it is produced from cherry beans that have been digested by the local civet cat), we finished our trip at the Tanah Lot temple where we watched the incredible Kecak Fire Dance, a drama inspired by Hindu mythology that featured chanting, mesmerising moves and a healthy dose of humour too as the sun set over the stone.