AnAge entry for Manis pentadactyla

Classification (HAGRID: 03085)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pholidota
                Family: Manidae
                    Genus: Manis
Species
Manis pentadactyla
Common name
Chinese pangolin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was still alive after 15.3 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
87 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
92.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,350 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.4ºC or 92.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
3.7270 W
Body mass
3637.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001025 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584931
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 143292
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