AnAge entry for Mazama americana

Classification (HAGRID: 02479)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Mazama
Species
Mazama americana
Common name
Red brocket

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals have been estimated to live up to 12 years [0542]. One captive specimen lived 17.1 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
395 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
225 days
Weaning
182 days
Litter size
1.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
538.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
33,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
71%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625067
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 43334
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