AnAge entry for Boselaphus tragocamelus

Classification (HAGRID: 02363)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Boselaphus
Species
Boselaphus tragocamelus
Common name
Nilgai

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Longevity in captivity is at least 21.7 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
815 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
255 days
Weaning
Litter size
1.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
5,875 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
180,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
69%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552477
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9917
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