This fruit is employed as a bait to catch the civet cat; the outer covering is boiled down, and used as a wash for the skin.
It is sold everywhere, but for the last three weeks nobody will use any snuff but that sold at the 'civet cat.'
By-and-by a civet cat comes stealing through the bush, till he observes me, and hastily departs.
They also secured several birds and animals alive; amongst these a young lion and a civet cat.
Paradoxurus fasciatus; a civet cat, very common over a large part of the Archipelago.
Let me tell the truth about him; he really is a good-looking man, and dresses well, though he stinks of musk like a civet cat.
The porcupine, the squirrel, the civet cat, the ichneumon and the otter are common.
Civet is plentiful, and is taken from the civet cat; and the natives obtain musk from the crocodile, and call it tartave.