Copulation (from Kays and Gittleman 2001 unless otherwise noted)
Year round reproduction
Interbirth interval (time between consecutive births)
Infants (from Ford and Hoffmann 1988 unless otherwise noted)
Adults (from Figueroa and Arita 2013)
In managed care
Males and females reach sexual maturity at the same age. Reproductive activity begins between the ages of 1 and 2. Partners do not form lasting pair bonds, as a single male will copulate with multiple partners. Females may reproduce each year, and no particular seasonal patterns have been observed.
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AZA Small Carnivore TAG (2010)
Figuerosa et al. (2013)
Ford and Hoffman (1988)
Hayssen et al. (1993)
Kays and Gittleman (2001)