AnAge entry for Dicerorhinus sumatrensis

Classification (HAGRID: 03076)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Rhinocerotidae
                    Genus: Dicerorhinus
Species
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis
Common name
Sumatran rhinoceros
Synonyms
Rhinoceros crossii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Though age at sexual maturity is unknown, these animals probably do not reproduce before being 7 years old [0434]. In the wild, it is estimated that they live up to 35 years [0542], but their record longevity in captivity is 32.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,738 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
236 days
Weaning
502 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.3
Inter-litter interval
1,278 days
Weight at birth
23,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,260,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
78%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625002
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Taxonomy ID 89632
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