AnAge entry for Hyaena hyaena

Classification (HAGRID: 02611)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Hyaenidae
                    Genus: Hyaena
Species
Hyaena hyaena
Common name
Striped hyena
Synonyms
Hyaena hyaena barbara, Hyaena hyaena hyaena

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 25 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
800 days
Male sexual maturity
800 days
Gestation
90 days
Weaning
279 days
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
237 days
Weight at birth
700 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
40,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
101%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
31.9540 W
Body mass
34300.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000932 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621908
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 95912
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