Sentence Examples


  • Other characteristic Carnivora are civets, various ichneumons, and the benturong (Arctictis).
  • Civets are characterized by the possession of a deep pouch in the neighbourhood of the genital organs, into which the substance known as civet is poured from the glands by which it is secreted.
  • Fossil remains of extinct civets are found in the Miocene strata of Europe.
  • The civets, being celebrated for their odoriferous secretion, are likely animals to have been naturalized.
  • Civets, the mungoose (Herpestes), and toddy cats (Paradoxurus) are only found at the lower elevations.

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