How to use Civets in a sentence
Other peculiar animals are twenty-three species of the Centetidae, a family of the Insectivora almost confined to Madagascar; while of the Carnivora there are several small creatures belonging to the civets (Viverridae).
We continued spotlighting during the hour's drive back to Ft Portal, seeing 3 African civets in the process.
Some are mainly arboreal, others forage on the ground and otter civets are equipped for an aquatic existence.
Other characteristic Carnivora are civets, various ichneumons, and the benturong (Arctictis).
Civets are characterized by the possession of a deep pouch in the neighbourhood of the genital organs, into which the substance known as civet is poured from the glands by which it is secreted.Advertisement
Fossil remains of extinct civets are found in the Miocene strata of Europe.
The civets, being celebrated for their odoriferous secretion, are likely animals to have been naturalized.
Civets, the mungoose (Herpestes), and toddy cats (Paradoxurus) are only found at the lower elevations.