Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53933

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Viverridae
Genus:unavailable
Genus species:unavailable

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The civet has large pointed ears, partial webbing between the toes, and a spotted or striped coat.
Habitat:Varies by species
Diet:Omnivore
Reproduction:Varies by species
Civets are rarely seen together in pairs or groups.
Behavior:All activity takes place at night.
Status:No special status, vulnerable, endangered: varies by species
Interesting Facts:There are 34 species of civet.

Other Information

Geographic:Europe
Africa
Asia
Date:1968-01 Subjects:mongoose
Civet (unidentified)
Viverridae
Carnivora
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Predatory animals