The Civets and Hyaenas have a dentition allying them closely to the cats.
These two species of civets have not been distinguished with precision.
Primitive weasels, civets, and hyaenas appear also in the Eocene.
The civets, when animal food is scarce, maintain themselves on fruits and roots.
The "Rasse," genus Viverricula, has been separated generically from the true Civets.
The parasites of the civets, ichneumons and their allies, (Viverrid) are of little importance.
The civets are naturally wild, and even ferocious; and though tameable to a certain degree, they are never perfectly familiar.
It has rudimentary pouches only, which do not yield the musky secretion of the civets.
Civets, bears, foxes, and small cats were being used extensively for furs and pangolins could be purchased in the medicine shops.
Civets belong to the family Viverridae and are found only in Asia and Africa.