Cornish Zoo Breeds Rare Civets

Newquay Zoo in Cornwall has successfully bred two rare Owston’s civets, resulting in five cubs so far. Read the full story and see pictures of the civets at the BBC News site. The breeding program is conducted in conjunction with Cuc Phuong National Park. Newquay Zoo also supports conservation efforts in the civets’ native land of Vietnam. Owston’s civets are threatened by habitat destruction and illegal trapping for their fur and meat.

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