AnAge entry for Equus hemionus

Classification (HAGRID: 03071)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Equidae
                    Genus: Equus
Species
Equus hemionus
Common name
Asiatic wild ass

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

The Asiatic wild ass includes the kulan and the onanger, previously thought to be separate species. Record longevity belongs to a member of the /onager/ subspecies that lived 31.6 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,157 days
Male sexual maturity
1,187 days
Gestation
339 days
Weaning
456 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.7
Inter-litter interval
458 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
230,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
97%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 624993
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9794
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