Common Palm Civet or Toddy Cat

Common Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermophroditus)


The Asian palm civet’s long, stocky body is covered with coarse, shaggy hair that is usually greyish in colour. It has a white mask across the forehead, a small white patch under each eye, a white spot on each side of the nostrils, and a narrow dark line between the eyes. It is also present in parks and suburban gardens with mature fruit trees.