AnAge entry for Bdeogale nigripes

Classification (HAGRID: 02592)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Herpestidae
                    Genus: Bdeogale
Species
Bdeogale nigripes
Common name
Black-legged mongoose

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
101%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621883
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 326577
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