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Civet and Pangolin


i am starting a boring column. It is primarily in Malayalam which shall be translated in English. Wherever it cannot be “converted” (?) into English there will be no post or an independent one. 32 more words

Encounter with the wild kind.

The house where we have been staying, is next to the banks of a tributary of Ganges. Trees grow on either banks with the ecosystem which something similar to the Sundarbans a bit further off. 491 more words


The Adorable African Civet

One of Africa’s cutest yet least understood animals are the African civets. That unfamiliarity is likely because these solitary, nocturnal creatures are difficult to spot. They spend most of the day sleeping in dense vegetation, venturing at night to snack on whatever prey they can find. 454 more words

Travel Africa

"Singapore's Masked Fruit Bandits - the common palm civet" – three talks by civetgirl Xu Weiting this year!

In the first quarter of 2017, civetgirl Xu Weiting conducted three talks for students of Catholic High School and Yishun Junior College, and staff of Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES). 248 more words


Animalic Roots

We’ve all lost touch with our humanity; or so goes the post-truth pre-Trump ‘Instabook’ millennial thesis. This proposition has even been extended to perfumery, its primal communication finding affinity for some with the notion of the ‘noble savage’. 608 more words

Cultural Production

the da lat weasel coffee farm

“That’s that shit I do like”

Coffee (cà phê) in Vietnam is great. It’s strong, inexpensive, and delicious. Drink it with condensed milk, yogurt, even a raw egg if you live that masochistic brotein lifestyle. 354 more words

Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak are coffee beans that come from the Asian Palm Civet (a cat-like and cat-sized mammal native to tropical forests of Asia and Africa) excrement. 103 more words