AnAge entry for Profelis aurata

Classification (HAGRID: 02587)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Felidae
                    Genus: Profelis
Species
Profelis aurata
Common name
African golden cat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen lived could have been 21 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
81 days
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
248.33 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
10,650 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
104%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621874
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 61412
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