However, Peta has said the only way to stop the cruelty facing civets
is to stop selling Kopi Luwak: "While confining civet
for years for an expensive cup of coffee is the most unappetising aspect of the industry, we can't understand why anyone in his or her right mind would want to drink a cup of coffee made from beans that were plucked from faeces.
The Luak, according to Chris Nemmer, director of the National Zoo's Conservation & Research Center, is the common palm civet
(paradoxurus hermaphrodites), a very widespread species throughout SE Asia which is also known as the toddy cat because of its fondness for fermented palm sap (or toddy); and Luak Coffee is the coffee resulting from beans that have been processed by passing through the digestive system of this remarkable little coffee expert and processing mill.
However, investors should not confuse the Civet
coffee with the newest acronym for emerging countries which promise strong stock performance.
The diagnosis came hours after China ordered 10,000 civet
cats in wildlife markets -and several related species -killed in its southern province of Guangdong after genetic tests suggested a link to the patient there.
ICONS Coffee Couture in Souk Al Bahar is offering kopi luwak, a rare coffee bean produced using droppings from the Asian civet
Sustaining thisprecious but volatile melange is a blend of sultry, lingering base notes-amber, sandalwood, myrrh, cypriol, and civet
George has informed police about the theft of the blue 100cc Blazer quad bike, which cost around pounds 1,500 and the pounds 700 white 90cc Civet
95 (Selfridges) An 'unusualtasting' coffee - unusual in that the coffee beans are eaten by Civet
cats and the coffee is made from their droppings
Last May, scientists tracked the origin of the SARS virus to civet
cats, weasel-Mike wildcats whose meat is a Chinese delicacy.
The 4-foot-long civet
- like a cross between a cheetah and a lynx - was reported in a back yard with small children in the area in the 4500 block of Willens Avenue around 8:30 p.
We were inundated with letters protesting at the cruel treatment of the civet
- a mongoose-type creature in Africa.
porcupine, wild boar, and civet
farms in 11 provinces and Ho Chi Minh City.
Two species of palm civet
are commonly found in Sri Lanka: the common palm civet
, Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, which is widespread in southern Asia and Southeast Asia, and the golden palm civet
This coffee is made from berries that have been eaten by and passed through the digestive tract of the Asian palm civet
, a rather jovial cat-cum-racoon-type thing usually found scratching itself up a tree in south-eastern Asia.
Kopi Luwak, or Civet
coffee, is said to be one of the trendiest beverages around - which costs between 200 and 300 pounds per pound, reports the Daily Mail.