AnAge entry for Leptoptilos crumeniferus

Classification (HAGRID: 01320)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Ciconiiformes
                Family: Ciconiidae
                    Genus: Leptoptilos
Species
Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Common name
Marabou

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
44.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 668
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these birds may live up to 25 years [0438]. In captivity, one specimen lived 44.7 years [0668].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
30 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
8,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.073 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174919
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33589
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