AnAge entry for Dendrolagus ursinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02153)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Dendrolagus
Species
Dendrolagus ursinus
Common name
Black tree kangaroo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was estimated to be around 20 years old when it died [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
8,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
103%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552715
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