AnAge entry for Arctictis binturong

Classification (HAGRID: 02706)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Arctictis
Species
Arctictis binturong
Common name
Binturong

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
27 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In captivity these animals may live up to 27 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
925 days
Male sexual maturity
840 days
Gestation
92 days
Weaning
79 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
348 days
Weight at birth
318 g
Weight at weaning
2,100 g
Adult weight
12,250 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
130%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.7ºC or 98.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
12.7470 W
Body mass
14280.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000893 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621981
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94180
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