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Asian palm civet
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Paradoxurus
Species:
hermaphroditus
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Asian palm civet range: native in green, introduced in red

The Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) is a type of Viverrid. It comes from South and Southeast Asia. It is a Least Concern species. In Indonesia, it is threatened by poaching and illegal buying and selling of wild animals; buyers use it to make kopi luwak, a type of coffee that is eaten and excreted by the animal.

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