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Lesser Oriental Civet

Viverricula indica (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1803)

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Viverricula indica (Lesser Oriental Civet) is a species of mammals in the family viverrids. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Nepal, China, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Asia. They are solitary, nocturnal omnivores. Individuals are known to live for 126 months and can grow to 539.1900000000001 mm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on running to move around.

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  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Lesser Oriental Civet. View this species on GBIF