Animal Age

How old does a Servaline genet get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Servaline genet reaches?

An adult Servaline genet (Genetta servalina) usually gets as old as 17 years.

When born, they weight 77 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 14.6 cm (0′ 6″). As a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Genetta), a Servaline genet caries out around 1 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 49.4 cm (1′ 8″).

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 Servaline genet gets as old as 17 years

The servaline genet (Genetta servalina) is a genet species native to Central Africa. As it is widely distributed and considered common, it is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Animals of the same family as a Servaline genet

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

Animals that reach the same age as Servaline genet

With an average age of 17 years, Servaline genet are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Servaline genet

The same number of babies at once (1) are born by:

Weighting as much as Servaline genet

A fully grown Servaline genet reaches around 1.24 kg (2.74 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Servaline genet

Those animals grow as big as a Servaline genet: