AnAge entry for Gazella spekei

Classification (HAGRID: 02399)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Gazella
Species
Gazella spekei
Common name
Speke's gazelle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one wild born specimen was about 14 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
511 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
197 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
205 days
Weight at birth
1,253 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
20,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625100
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 69307
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