AnAge entry for Axis axis

Classification (HAGRID: 02464)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Axis
Species
Axis axis
Common name
Chital

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

These animals can live up to 20.8 years in zoos [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
766 days
Male sexual maturity
913 days
Gestation
226 days
Weaning
122 days
Litter size
1.03 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
426 days
Weight at birth
3,144 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
36,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
85%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 39.2ºC or 102.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552474
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30531
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