Animal Size

Asian palm civet size: How big do they get?

How big does a Asian palm civet get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) reaches an average size of 53.3 cm (1′ 9″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 22.42 years, they grow from 92 grams (0.2 lbs) to 3.2 kg (7.05 lbs). A Asian palm civet has 3 babies at once. The Asian palm civet (genus: Paradoxurus) is a member of the family Viverridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Asian palm civet is  (1' 9

The Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia. Since 2008, it is IUCN Red Listed as Least Concern as it accommodates to a broad range of habitats. It is widely distributed with large populations that in 2008 were thought unlikely to be declining.In Indonesia, it is threatened by poaching and illegal wildlife trade; buyers use it for the increasing production of kopi luwak, a form of coffee that involves ingestion and excretion of the beans by the animal.Asian palm civets are claimed to be the carrier that transmitted SARS from horseshoe bats to humans.

Animals of the same family as a Asian palm civet

We found other animals of the Viverridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Asian palm civet

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Asian palm civet:

Animals with the same litter size as a Asian palm civet

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Asian palm civet:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Asian palm civet

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Asian palm civet:

Animals with the same weight as a Asian palm civet

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Paradoxurus hermaphroditus: