AnAge entry for Kobus leche

Classification (HAGRID: 02408)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, it is estimated these animals may live up to 15 years [0542]. In captivity, they have been known to live up to 25.4 [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
898 days
Male sexual maturity
1,050 days
Gestation
229 days
Weaning
137 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5,100 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
94,800 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
90%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 183855
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Taxonomy ID 59531
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