AnAge entry for Equus grevyi

Classification (HAGRID: 03070)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Equidae
                    Genus: Equus
Species
Equus grevyi
Common name
Grevy's zebra
Synonyms
Equus faurei, Equus grevyi berberensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
31 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One wild born specimen was about 31 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,278 days
Male sexual maturity
1,461 days
Gestation
406 days
Weaning
259 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
575 days
Weight at birth
40,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
384,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
88%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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