AnAge entry for Marmota bobak

Classification (HAGRID: 03572)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Marmota
Species
Marmota bobak
Common name
Bobak marmot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

It is estimated that these animals live up to 15 years in the wild [0542]. Little is known about their longevity in captivity, though, with record longevity only 7.4 years [0671]. Further studies are necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
40 days
Weaning
37 days
Litter size
4.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
730 days
Weight at birth
35.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7,300 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632379
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 93158
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