AnAge entry for Viverra tangalunga

Classification (HAGRID: 02722)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Viverra
Species
Viverra tangalunga
Common name
Tangalunga

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 15 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Considering the longevity of similar species, it is possible that maximum longevity is underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7,350 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
78%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 622004
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 71121
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