AnAge entry for Cephalophus natalensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01583)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Cephalophus
Species
Cephalophus natalensis
Common name
Natal duiker

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was still alive after 15.2 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
213 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
235 days
Weight at birth
955 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
10,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
76%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625168
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 69299
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