Animal Age

How old does a Asian palm civet get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Asian palm civet reaches?

An adult Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) usually gets as old as 22.42 years.

Asian palm civets are around 61 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 92 grams (0.2 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). As a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Paradoxurus), their offspring is 3 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 53.3 cm (1′ 9″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Asian palm civet gets as old as 22.42 years

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

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Viverridae):

Animals that reach the same age as Asian palm civet

With an average age of 22.42 years, Asian palm civet are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Asian palm civet

The same number of babies at once (3) are born by:

Weighting as much as Asian palm civet

A fully grown Asian palm civet reaches around 3.2 kg (7.05 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Asian palm civet

Those animals grow as big as a Asian palm civet: