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Small furry mammal. I initially saw the kit's movements and thought they were Bandicoot rats...and then I realized what a tragedy I was staring at. The mom is dead.
Although this is a disused patch of land it adjoins a multi-storied house and I cannot rule out poison...or snake bite for that matter. There is a guava tree here and the place is littered with ripe fruit...so they have food and some cover.
My friend and neighbour Pampa Mistri has contacted an animal rescue group she knows...we are waiting for them to come. Through the zoom lens for a second I looked into the eye of one kit...and totally overwhelmed with sorrow at what we have done to the Earth. The guys NEVER came...but the kits would have survived...lots of food and shelter around. I think Mom-civet ate rat poison.