AnAge entry for Litocranius walleri

Classification (HAGRID: 02410)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Litocranius
Species
Litocranius walleri
Common name
Gerenuk

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
17.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals have been estimated to live up to 12 years [0542]. One captive specimen lived for 17.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
359 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
204 days
Weaning
241 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
241 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
43,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
69%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625103
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 69311
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