AnAge entry for Bradypus torquatus

Classification (HAGRID: 03086)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pilosa
                Family: Bradypodidae
                    Genus: Bradypus
Species
Bradypus torquatus
Common name
Maned sloth

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals are estimated to live up to 12 years [0542]. Their longevity in captivity could be much longer, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
150 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,875 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624886
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 227087
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