Animal Age

How old does a Large Indian civet get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Large Indian civet reaches?

An adult Large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) usually gets as old as 20 years.

Large Indian civets are around 80 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 6.09 kg (13.42 lbs) and measure 8.3 cm (0′ 4″). As a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Viverra), their offspring is 2 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 81.9 cm (2′ 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 Large Indian civet gets as old as 20 years

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List. The global population is considered decreasing mainly because of trapping-driven declines in heavily hunted and fragmented areas, notably in China, and the heavy trade as wild meat.

Animals of the same family as a Large Indian civet

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

Animals that reach the same age as Large Indian civet

With an average age of 20 years, Large Indian civet are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Large Indian civet

The same number of babies at once (2) are born by:

Weighting as much as Large Indian civet

A fully grown Large Indian civet reaches around 9.15 kg (20.17 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Large Indian civet

Those animals grow as big as a Large Indian civet: