AnAge entry for Madoqua guentheri

Classification (HAGRID: 02411)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Madoqua
Species
Madoqua guentheri
Common name
Gunther's dik-dik

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 17-18 years when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
178 days
Weaning
84 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
681.67 g
Weight at weaning
2,826 g
Adult weight
4,550 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
98%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.8ºC or 100.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625104
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 66433
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