AnAge entry for Canis aureus

Classification (HAGRID: 02523)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Canis
Species
Canis aureus
Common name
Golden jackal

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
334 days
Male sexual maturity
334 days
Gestation
63 days
Weaning
75 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
207.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
11,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
92%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.8ºC or 101.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183817
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 68724
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