AnAge entry for Lepus timidus

Classification (HAGRID: 03031)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Lagomorpha
                Family: Leporidae
                    Genus: Lepus
Species
Lepus timidus
Common name
Mountain hare
Synonyms
Lepus othus tschuktschorum, Lepus timidus tschuktschorum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18 years (wild)
Source
ref. 640
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One marked animal lived for 18 years in the wild [0640].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
266 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
50 days
Weaning
23 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.1
Inter-litter interval
50 days
Weight at birth
107.93 g
Weight at weaning
492 g
Adult weight
4,175 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
102%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
313ºK or 39.7ºC or 103.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
8.4430 W
Body mass
3014.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002801 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180113
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 62621
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