AnAge entry for Crocuta crocuta

Classification (HAGRID: 02609)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Hyaenidae
                    Genus: Crocuta
Species
Crocuta crocuta
Common name
Spotted hyena

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
639 days
Gestation
110 days
Weaning
265 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
449 days
Weight at birth
1,390 g
Weight at weaning
14,500 g
Adult weight
63,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0056 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
155%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621907
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9678
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