AnAge entry for Manis crassicaudata

Classification (HAGRID: 03084)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pholidota
                Family: Manidae
                    Genus: Manis
Species
Manis crassicaudata
Common name
Indian pangolin
Synonyms
Pholidotus indicus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. One captive specimen lived for 19.3 years [0671]. Probably some animals live over 20 years, though detailed longevity studies are lacking.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
67 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
350 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
13,015 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.4ºC or 92.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
6.9230 W
Body mass
15910.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000435 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 728008
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