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  Common Palm Civet

 

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A Common Palm Civet. This nocturnal mammal is native to southern India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia and southern China.

 

It is nicknamed Toddy Cat due to its fondness for palm flower sap which, when fermented, becomes toddy, a word which itself derives from the Hindustani word for tar palm. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

INDEX CATS & CIVETS

 

  Common Palm Civet