Animal Size

Binturong size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Binturong (Arctictis binturong) reaches an average size of 78.7 cm (2′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 22.67 years, they grow from 317 grams (0.7 lbs) to 13 kg (28.66 lbs). A Binturong has 2 babies at once. The Binturong (genus: Arctictis) 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 Binturong is  (2' 7

The binturong ( bin-TOO-rong) (Arctictis binturong), also known as bearcat, is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia. It is uncommon in much of its range, and has been assessed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List because of a declining population trend that is estimated at more than 30% since the mid 1980s.The binturong was first described by Thomas Stamford Raffles in 1822.The genus Arctictis is monotypic and morphologically similar to the genera Paradoxurus and Paguma. The name Arctictis means ‘bear-weasel’, from Greek arkt- ‘bear’ + iktis ‘weasel’.In Riau, Indonesia it was known as tenturun.

Animals of the same family as a Binturong

We found other animals of the Viverridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Binturong

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Binturong

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Binturong:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Binturong

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Binturong:

Animals with the same weight as a Binturong

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Arctictis binturong: