AnAge entry for Cryptoprocta ferox

Classification (HAGRID: 02553)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Eupleridae
                    Genus: Cryptoprocta
Species
Cryptoprocta ferox
Common name
Fossa

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals may live up to 23.1 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,496 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
90 days
Weaning
129 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
100 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
9,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0038 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
116%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621973
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94188
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