AnAge entry for Bunolagus monticularis

Classification (HAGRID: 03025)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Lagomorpha
                Family: Leporidae
                    Genus: Bunolagus
Species
Bunolagus monticularis
Common name
Riverine or bushman rabbit

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Knowledge regarding the longevity of these animals is limited. One wild born specimen was about 4.8 years of age when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
45 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,250 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625336
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 48085
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