Common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus)
|Also known as:||Mentawai palm civet|
- One of the most widespread civets, the common palm civet is found across central, south and southeastern Asia.
- The common palm civet has a broad diet, ranging from rats and insects to fruits such as mangos and bananas.
- An arboreal species, the common palm civet is well adapted for living in forests but will also live in areas near humans.
- The common palm civet is mainly nocturnal and crepuscular, coming out at night, dawn, and dusk.
This species is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix III of CITES (2).
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