AnAge entry for Melogale personata

Classification (HAGRID: 02643)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Melogale
Species
Melogale personata
Common name
Burmese ferret badger

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was about 9 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621926
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 470562
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