AnAge entry for Dendrolagus bennettianus

Classification (HAGRID: 02148)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Dendrolagus
Species
Dendrolagus bennettianus
Common name
Bennett's tree kangaroo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals. One captive specimen lived 12.4 years [0671]. They have also been estimated to live up to 20 years [0522], which is possible but unconfirmed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
720 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
9,300 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552707
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 168239
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