AnAge entry for Madoqua kirkii

Classification (HAGRID: 02412)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
17.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
213 days
Male sexual maturity
304 days
Gestation
172 days
Weaning
71 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
244 days
Weight at birth
600 g
Weight at weaning
1,780 g
Adult weight
5,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0124 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
96%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 39.0ºC or 102.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
11.9660 W
Body mass
4290.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002789 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625105
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 66434
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