Common Palm Civet at JNU!
For all the Delhiites who havn’t really seen any real ‘wildlife’ in the city, you’ve got to check this out. Dr. Surya Prakash of JNU spotted a COMMON PALM CIVET ( Paradoxurus hermaphroditus Schreber 1778 ) near JNU’s SBI ATM!
He was also able to capture the animal on camera as under:
The Common Palm Civet is a rare animal which is listed in Schedule II part II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. It is a nocturnal and omnivorous animal that prefers to feed on fruits.
Dr. Surya Prakash can be contacted at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org