AnAge entry for Babyrousa babyrussa

Classification (HAGRID: 02504)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Suidae
                    Genus: Babyrousa
Species
Babyrousa babyrussa
Common name
Babirusa

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

It has been reported that these animals may live up to 24 years [0001], which is possible but unverified. One captive specimen lived for 22.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
548 days
Male sexual maturity
548 days
Gestation
153 days
Weaning
213 days
Litter size
1.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
715 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
71,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
84%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625006
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 41806
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