AnAge entry for Gazella dorcas

Classification (HAGRID: 02396)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Gazella
Species
Gazella dorcas
Common name
Dorcas gazelle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive female lived for 23.7 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
589 days
Gestation
182 days
Weaning
82 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
338 days
Weight at birth
1,650 g
Weight at weaning
7,000 g
Adult weight
14,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
112%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.9ºC or 102.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625092
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37751
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