AnAge entry for Kobus kob

Classification (HAGRID: 02407)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
403 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
251 days
Weaning
189 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.3
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5,405 g
Weight at weaning
31,600 g
Adult weight
105,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
76%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 183857
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 59530
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