AnAge entry for Antidorcas marsupialis

Classification (HAGRID: 02353)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Antidorcas
Species
Antidorcas marsupialis
Common name
Springbok

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals live on average less than 10 years, though it has been speculated that they may live up to 20 years [0542]. Record longevity in captivity is 19.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
213 days
Male sexual maturity
400 days
Gestation
168 days
Weaning
121 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
4,160 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
39,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0137 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
80%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
313ºK or 39.4ºC or 102.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625085
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 59523
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