With an estimated 7.77 million species of animals on the planet, the animal kingdom is an undeniably diverse place. It’s hard to say what facts about animals we love the most. Do you think you know everything there is to know about Asian palm civets? Think again! Check out these 12 interesting facts you may have never heard:
Asian palm civet can reach 21 inches in length (not including the tail that is 19 inches long) and 3 to 10 pounds of weight.
Unlike other species of civet, Asian palm civet does not have rings on the tail.
Asian palm civet is active during the night (nocturnal animal).
Asian palm civet is an omnivore. Its diet is based on rodents, lizards, snakes, frogs, eggs, insects, fruit.
Kopi Luwak is a type of coffee made of coffee beans that passed through the digestive system of Asian palm civet (extracted from its feces). With a price of 100 dollars per pound, Kopi Luwak is one of the most expensive types of coffee in the world.