AnAge entry for Hippotragus niger

Classification (HAGRID: 02405)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals can live up to 22.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
768 days
Male sexual maturity
1,184 days
Gestation
271 days
Weaning
213 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
16,375 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
225,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
68%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625178
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37189
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