AnAge entry for Bubalus mindorensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02366)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

These animals have been known to live more than 20 years [0687]. Some estimates suggest a lifespan of 25 years [0542], but more detailed studies are necessary to more correctly estimate the maximum longevity of this species.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
300 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
1,095 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
240,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625123
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56639
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