AnAge entry for Hippotragus equinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02404)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Hippotragus
Species
Hippotragus equinus
Common name
Roan antelope

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild it has been estimated that these animals may live up to 19 years [0545]. One captive specimen lived for 25.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
814 days
Gestation
284 days
Weaning
183 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
331 days
Weight at birth
15,167 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
225,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
80%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 898270
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37186
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