AnAge entry for Catagonus wagneri

Classification (HAGRID: 02513)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Tayassuidae
                    Genus: Catagonus
Species
Catagonus wagneri
Common name
Chacoan peccary

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals. One captive specimen was still living at 14.7 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,096 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
152 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
610 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
34,750 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625021
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 51154
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