Animal Age

How old does a Small-toothed palm civet get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Small-toothed palm civet reaches?

An adult Small-toothed palm civet (Arctogalidia trivirgata) usually gets as old as 15.83 years.

Small-toothed palm civets are around 46 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 4.35 kg (9.59 lbs) and measure 6.27 meter (20′ 7″). As a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Arctogalidia), their offspring is 2 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 52.8 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 Small-toothed palm civet gets as old as 15.83 years

The small-toothed palm civet (Arctogalidia trivirgata), also known as the three-striped palm civet, is a palm civet. It lives in dense forests of southeast Asia, from the Assam district of India to Indochina and the Malay Peninsula and on Sumatra, Bangka, Java, Borneo, and numerous small nearby islands of Indonesia.A monotypic genus, Arctogalidia means ‘bear-weasel’ (from ancient Greek arkto- ‘bear’ + galidia ‘little weasel’). The specific epithet trivirgata means ‘three-striped’ in Latin.The small-toothed palm civet is mid-sized by the standards of its family, weighing 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs) and measuring 53 cm (21 in) long along the body, plus a tail of 58 cm (23 in). It has short fur that is generally a tawny or buff color while the head is a darker greyish tawny. Its muzzle is brown with a white streak that extends from the nose to the forehead. The back has three distinct black or dark brown stripes running along the length of the body. Only the females have the perineal scent gland, located near the vulva.The diet is varied and omnivorous, and usually consists of insects, small mammals, nesting birds, fruits, frogs and lizards. Matching the habits of other palm civets, this species is solitary, arboreal and nocturnal. Its gestation period is 45 days, and the average litter size is 3, which are born in dens made in the trees. Young open their eyes at 11 days and are weaned at two months. It can have two litters a year and there is no set mating season. It can live for 11 years. It is threatened primarily by deforestation, as are many Southeast Asian forest animals.

Animals of the same family as a Small-toothed palm civet

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

Animals that reach the same age as Small-toothed palm civet

With an average age of 15.83 years, Small-toothed palm civet are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Small-toothed palm civet

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

Weighting as much as Small-toothed palm civet

A fully grown Small-toothed palm civet reaches around 2.32 kg (5.12 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Small-toothed palm civet

Those animals grow as big as a Small-toothed palm civet: