AnAge entry for Damaliscus lunatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02390)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Damaliscus
Species
Damaliscus lunatus
Common name
Topi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals have been estimated to live up to 15 years [0542]. One captive specimen lived 23.6 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
639 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
238 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.6
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
11,100 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
110,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
81%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625082
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9929
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