AnAge entry for Canis latrans

Classification (HAGRID: 02525)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
274 days
Male sexual maturity
274 days
Gestation
63 days
Weaning
60 days
Litter size
6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
250 g
Weight at weaning
1,517 g
Adult weight
13,250 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0183 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
104%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
19.4230 W
Body mass
10148.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001914 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180599
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9614
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