AnAge entry for Lynx rufus

Classification (HAGRID: 02576)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 32.3 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
65 days
Weaning
65 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.9
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
265 g
Weight at weaning
1,190 g
Adult weight
8,600 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0068 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
165%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
23.4460 W
Body mass
9400.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002494 W/g

References

External Resources

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