AnAge entry for Nandinia binotata

Classification (HAGRID: 02657)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Nandiniidae
                    Genus: Nandinia
Species
Nandinia binotata
Common name
African palm civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Captive specimens may live up to 21 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Gestation
64 days
Weaning
64 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
182 days
Weight at birth
55 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,900 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
135%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.4ºC or 99.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
5.5650 W
Body mass
4270.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001303 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621980
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 71115
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