Litter Size

How many babies does a Golden palm civet have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Golden palm civets are in a litter?

A Golden palm civet (Paradoxurus zeylonensis) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 92 grams (0.2 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Paradoxurus). An adult Golden palm civet grows up to a size of 48.8 cm (1′ 8″).

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 Golden palm civet is 2

The golden palm civet (Paradoxurus zeylonensis) is a palm civet endemic to Sri Lanka. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. Its distribution is severely fragmented, and the extent and quality of its habitat in Sri Lanka’s hill regions are declining.The golden palm civet was described by Peter Simon Pallas in 1778.

Other animals of the family Viverridae

Golden palm civet is a member of the Viverridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Golden palm civet

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Golden palm civet

What other animals weight around 2.82 kg (6.23 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Golden palm civet

Also reaching around 48.8 cm (1′ 8″) in size do these animals: