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International Journal of Agricultural and Applied Sciences, June 2022, 3(1):102-105


ISSN: 2582-8053



Research Article


Scent-marking of African Civet (Civettictis civetta, Schreber, 1776) in Aridtsy Forest, Western Ethiopia.


Dessalew Shitu Ayene and Bekele Tulu Bayissa 

Department of Natural Resource Management, Assosa University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ethiopia

Corresponding author e-mail: dessugold@gmail.com

(Received: 23/02/2022; Revised: 19/04/2022; Accepted: 01/06/2022)



The civetry sites of African Civet were investigated in the Aridstey forest Western Ethiopia during August 2017-January 2018. The civetry sites were identified and the scent marking sites were also located. The scent markings were at the height of 32-39 cm above the ground and the civets scent marked mostly on Eucalyptus sp., Clausenia anisata, and Capsicum annuum in the present study area.

Keywords: Africa n civet, civetry site, scent, Aridtsey Forest.