Animal Weight

How much does a Owston’s palm civet weight?

It is hard to guess what a Owston’s palm civet weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Owston’s palm civet (Chrotogale owstoni) on average weights 3.27 kg (7.21 lbs).

The Owston’s palm civet is from the family Viverridae (genus: Chrotogale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 57.2 cm (1′ 11″).

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Owston's palm civet is 3.27 kg (7.21 lbs)

Owston’s palm civet (Chrotogale owstoni) is a civet native to Vietnam, Laos and southern China. It is listed as Endangered by IUCN because of an ongoing population decline, estimated to be more than 50% over the last three generations, inferred from over-exploitation, habitat destruction and degradation.Chrotogale is a monospecific genus. Owston’s palm civet is named after the wildlife collector Alan Owston.

Animals of the same family as a Owston’s palm civet

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Animals with the same weight as a Owston’s palm civet

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chrotogale owstoni:

Animals with the same size as a Owston’s palm civet

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