News:Recently,Malabar Civet was found on the streets of Kerala in the backdrop of lockdown due to Coronavirus.
- Malabar Civet is a nocturnal and elusive animal.It is endemic to Western Ghats of India.
- IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
- Wildlife (Protection) Act,1972: Schedule I
- CITES: Appendix III
- Threats: Habitat destruction and Hunting.