Animal Age

How old does a Otter civet get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Otter civet reaches?

An adult Otter civet (Cynogale bennettii) usually gets as old as 5 years.

When born, they weight 275 grams (0.61 lbs) and measure 1.9 cm (0′ 1″). As a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Cynogale), their offspring is 2 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 62.6 cm (2′ 1″).

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 Otter civet gets as old as 5 years

The otter civet (Cynogale bennettii) is a semiaquatic civet native to Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. It is listed as Endangered because of a serious ongoing population decline, estimated to be more than 50% over the past three generations (estimated to be 15 years), inferred from direct habitat destruction, and indirect inferred declines due to pollutants.Cynogale is a monospecific genus.

Animals of the same family as a Otter civet

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

Animals that reach the same age as Otter civet

With an average age of 5 years, Otter civet are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Otter civet

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

Weighting as much as Otter civet

A fully grown Otter civet reaches around 4.25 kg (9.37 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Otter civet

Those animals grow as big as a Otter civet: