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uk/2013/09/civet-coffee-a-sip-of-cruelty/) here , shows how the civets exhibit neurotic behaviour such as incessant pacing, spinning and head-bobbing - indications that they are going insane from boredom and frustration.
66) That animalic perfume, popular in India as of the Gupta period, (67) and thus well established in "classical" textual culture, from literature to medicine, most likely set the precedent for the use of other musk-like materials, and in particular those produced in civets native to the Indian subcontinent (and also Ethiopia and Southeast Asia).
Civet beans sell for over [pounds sterling]140 per lb and can cost up to [pounds sterling]60 per cup.
If anybody is to blame for Robert's compulsion to hunt snakes and eat civet you suspect it was probably his grandfather, 'The Colonel'.
We describe evidence, based on genomic sequences obtained from the brain sample of an African civet with clinical signs consistent with rabies, for the existence of a novel lyssavirus designated IKOV (Ikoma lyssavirus).
Dubai Connoisseurs throughout the world have discovered the extraordinary taste of Civet coffee, or kopi luwak, as it is called in Indonesia, where it comes from.
The homes have custom kitchens and bathrooms, wood flooring, walk-in civets and the duplex units include finished basements.
Customs Department director-general Prasong Poontaneat said officials confiscated 2,721 monitor lizards, 717 turtles, 44 civets and 20 snakes after stopping a truck in the southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan.
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The massive haul included snakes, turtles, monitor lizards and civets, worth more than Au80,000.
I prefer Sheridan's friendship to that of the civets of Wapping, wouldn't you?
The process starts with the civets, who are known in Indonesia as luwak, feeding on the red coffee cherries, and then the bean within the cherry passes through their digestive system intact.
But very little has changed, judging from a recent trip to the squalid animal market in Guangzhou, where the government ordered 10,000 civets exterminated after the World Health Organization determined the catlike animals carry a virus linked to SARS.
It's not known whether Indonesian civets spread SARS, but these cats play a key part in producing kopi luwak, or civet coffee, which reportedly sells for up to $150 a pound.