Large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha)

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Large Indian civet in captivity
IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened NEAR
THREATENED

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  • The large Indian civet lives at unusually high density for a carnivorous animal
  • Habitat loss and degredation are major threats for the large Indian civet
  • The large Indian civet eats fruit from a range of trees as well as rodents, insects and crabs
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Large Indian civet description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderCarnivora
FamilyViverridae
GenusViverra (1)

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Large Indian civet status

The large Indian civet is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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