AnAge entry for Equus zebra

Classification (HAGRID: 03074)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Equidae
                    Genus: Equus
Species
Equus zebra
Common name
Mountain zebra
Synonyms
Equus zebra zebra, Equus wardi, Hippotigris campestris, Equus indica, Equus montanus, Equus zebra frederici

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived for 33.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,009 days
Male sexual maturity
1,279 days
Gestation
362 days
Weaning
304 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.6
Inter-litter interval
670 days
Weight at birth
35,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
296,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
98%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

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