AnAge entry for Macropus parryi

Classification (HAGRID: 02965)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Macropus
Species
Macropus parryi
Common name
Whiptail wallaby

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild these animals have been estimated to live up to 10 years [0542]. It also has been reported that they can live up to 14 years [0522]. Their maximum longevity could be much longer, though, and further studies are necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
745 days
Male sexual maturity
883 days
Gestation
36 days
Weaning
365 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
266 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
16,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552737
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9318
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