AnAge entry for Beatragus hunteri

Classification (HAGRID: 01557)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Beatragus
Species
Beatragus hunteri
Common name
Hirola
Synonyms
Damaliscus hunteri

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these endangered animals, but one captive specimen lived 15.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
283 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
8,350 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
159,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 898218
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 59527
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