AnAge entry for Kobus ellipsiprymnus

Classification (HAGRID: 02406)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Kobus
Species
Kobus ellipsiprymnus
Common name
Waterbuck

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 30 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
771 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
264 days
Weaning
213 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
9,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
175,333 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
96%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.7ºC or 101.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
148.9490 W
Body mass
100000.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001489 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183856
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9962
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