Common Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus)
Common Palm Civet is also known as “Toddy cat”..
Kopi Luwak is a type of coffee made of coffee beans that passed through digestive system of Common palm civet (extracted from its feces).
Predators of Common palm civets are tigers, leopards, large snakes and crocodiles.
|Description:||Probably the most common civet in India, the Palm Civet’s unpatterned throat and tail. Its body color varies from a rich cream to brownish – black or jet black.|
|Size:||Male: 53 to 60 cm Female: 53 to 60 cm|
|Height:||Male: 30 to 32 cm Female: 30 to 32 cm|
|Weight:||Male: 2 to 5 kg Female: 2 to 5 kg|
|Diet:||Deciduous and scrub forests and well- wooded countryside.|
|Sexual maturity:||Male: 9 to 11 months Female: 11 to 12 months|
|Estrous phase:||3 to 4 days|
|Gestation Period:||60 days|
|Young per birth:||3 to 4 young|
|Life span:||In wild: 15 to 16 years In captivity: 22 years|
|Habitat:||Deciduous and scrub forests and well- wooded countryside.|
|Distribution:||India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore, China, Vietnam.|
|Current Population Status:||Decreasing|
|IUCN Red List Status:||Least Concern|