AnAge entry for Ailurus fulgens

Classification (HAGRID: 02520)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Ailuridae
                    Genus: Ailurus
Species
Ailurus fulgens
Common name
Lesser panda

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
19 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One captive specimen lived for 19 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
550 days
Male sexual maturity
550 days
Gestation
116 days
Weaning
137 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
100 g
Weight at weaning
1,140 g
Adult weight
4,325 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.009 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
108%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.6ºC or 99.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.8980 W
Body mass
5740.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000853 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621846
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9649
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