AnAge entry for Bubalus bubalis

Classification (HAGRID: 02364)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Bubalus
Species
Bubalus bubalis
Common name
Water buffalo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity these animals may live up to 34.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
502 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
311 days
Weaning
228 days
Litter size
1.375 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
37,500 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
725,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
90%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.1ºC or 100.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552476
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 89462
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