AnAge entry for Dendrohyrax arboreus

Classification (HAGRID: 03021)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Hyracoidea
                Family: Procaviidae
                    Genus: Dendrohyrax
Species
Dendrohyrax arboreus
Common name
Tree hyrax
Synonyms
Dendrohyrax validus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was at least 13.6 years of age when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
229 days
Weaning
152 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
380 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
81%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584906
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 358129
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