Litter Size

How many babies does a Binturong have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Binturongs are in a litter?

A Binturong (Arctictis binturong) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 92 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 317 grams (0.7 lbs) and measure 21.5 cm (0′ 9″). They are a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Arctictis). An adult Binturong grows up to a size of 78.7 cm (2′ 7″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Binturong is 2

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.

Other animals of the family Viverridae

Binturong is a member of the Viverridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Binturong

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Binturong

Other animals that usually reach the age of 22.67 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Binturong

What other animals weight around 13 kg (28.66 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Binturong

Also reaching around 78.7 cm (2′ 7″) in size do these animals: