AnAge entry for Potos flavus

Classification (HAGRID: 02695)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Procyonidae
                    Genus: Potos
Species
Potos flavus
Common name
Kinkajou

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

These animals may live up to 38.4 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
820 days
Male sexual maturity
550 days
Gestation
115 days
Weaning
119 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
175 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0102 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
231%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.1ºC or 97.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.2940 W
Body mass
2318.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001852 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621964
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 29067
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