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Definition of Asiatic or Indian civet

Asiatic or Indian civet
Zibet ib"et, Zibeth ib"eth, n. [Cf. It. zibetto. See Civet.] (Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous mammal (Viverra zibetha) closely allied to the civet, from which it differs in having the spots on the body less distinct, the throat whiter, and the black rings on the tail more numerous. Note: It inhabits India, Southern China, and the East Indies. It yields a perfume similar to that of the civet. It is often domesticated by the natives, and then serves the same purposes as the domestic cat. Called also Asiatic, or Indian, civet.

Meaning of Asiatic or Indian civet from wikipedia

- another species in the civet family, the small Indian civet. Sri Lanka also has an endemic civet species called golden palm civet. Recently this species...
- The small Indian civet (Viverricula indica) is a civet native to South and Southeast Asia. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List because of...
- The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List. The global...
- The Malabar large-spotted civet (Viverra civettina), also known as the Malabar civet, is a viverrid endemic to the Western Ghats of India. It is listed...
- species, such as the Hose's palm civet, which is endemic to northern Borneo, are considered vulnerable. The otter civet is cl****ified as endangered. List...
- species are extinct within the Indian region but the remaining species has its last stronghold within India. The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus)...
- The Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia. Since 2008, it is IUCN Red Listed as Least Concern...
- conflict situations. The Indian leopard is one of the big cats occurring on the Indian subcontinent, apart from the Asiatic lion, Bengal tiger, snow leopard...
- The Asiatic linsang (Prionodon) is a genus comprising two species native to Southeast Asia: the banded linsang (Prionodon linsang) and the spotted linsang...
- The African civet (/ˈsɪvɪt/; Civettictis civetta) is a large viverrid native to sub-Saharan Africa, where it is considered common and widely distributed...
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