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  1. Paradoxurus, genus Paradoxurusnoun

    palm civets


  1. paradoxurus

    Paradoxurus is a genus of small carnivora (mammalian order) that includes palm civets. These animals are often found in South and Southeast Asia, and are noted for their role in producing highly prized Kopi Luwak coffee. Their bodies are elongated and their coat is usually coarse and dark. They are omnivores, feeding on small animals, fruit and plant matter. They are also known for their strong musky odor and nocturnal habits.


  1. Paradoxurus

    Paradoxurus is a genus within the viverrid family that was denominated and first described by Frédéric Cuvier in 1822. As of 2005, this genus is defined as comprising three species native to Southeast Asia: ⁕the Asian palm civet, ⁕the golden palm civet and ⁕the brown palm civet. In 2009, it was proposed to also include the golden wet-zone palm civet, the Sri Lankan brown palm civet and the golden dry-zone palm civet, which are endemic to Sri Lanka.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paradoxurus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paradoxurus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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