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