AnAge entry for Lynx lynx

Classification (HAGRID: 02574)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Felidae
                    Genus: Lynx
Species
Lynx lynx
Common name
Lynx

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was still alive at 23.7 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
639 days
Male sexual maturity
1,004 days
Gestation
66 days
Weaning
87 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
246.5 g
Weight at weaning
1,860 g
Adult weight
23,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0097 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
104%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180584
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Taxonomy ID 13125
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