AnAge entry for Cephalophus zebra

Classification (HAGRID: 02387)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one wild born specimen was about 13 years old when it died in captivity. A hybrid between a zebra duiker and a blue duiker lived 20.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
227 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
1,708 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
17,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183851
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 129233
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