AnAge entry for Acrocodia indica

Classification (HAGRID: 02283)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Tapiridae
                    Genus: Acrocodia
Species
Acrocodia indica
Common name
Malayan tapir
Synonyms
Tapirus indicus, Tapirus indicus indicus, Tapirus indicus brevetianus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived for 36.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Gestation
392 days
Weaning
183 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
730 days
Weight at birth
6,500 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
250,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
111%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.8ºC or 98.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

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