AnAge entry for Hippocamelus bisulcus

Classification (HAGRID: 01679)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Hippocamelus
Species
Hippocamelus bisulcus
Common name
Chilean guemal

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these endangered animals, but one captive specimen lived 10.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
198 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3,576 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
70,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625066
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 397614
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