AnAge entry for Oryx gazella

Classification (HAGRID: 02424)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Oryx
Species
Oryx gazella
Common name
Gemsbok

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One captive specimen lived at least 23.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
550 days
Male sexual maturity
550 days
Gestation
270 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.3
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
12,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
170,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
77%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.9ºC or 102.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625180
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9958
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