AnAge entry for Okapia johnstoni

Classification (HAGRID: 02498)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Giraffidae
                    Genus: Okapia
Species
Okapia johnstoni
Common name
Okapi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
578 days
Male sexual maturity
790 days
Gestation
458 days
Weaning
194 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.8
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
16,000 g
Weight at weaning
77,000 g
Adult weight
225,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
104%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.1ºC or 100.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625037
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 86973
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