AnAge entry for Capra caucasica

Classification (HAGRID: 02369)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Capra
Species
Capra caucasica
Common name
West Caucasian tur

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

There is some debate whether these animals are a separate species from the East Caucasian tur (/Capra cylindricornis/).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
157 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3,850 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
70,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
71%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625136
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 72540
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