AnAge entry for Ovis dalli

Classification (HAGRID: 02431)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Ovis
Species
Ovis dalli
Common name
Dall's sheep

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.05/year
MRDT
1.5 years
Maximum longevity
19.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen lived 19.6 years [0671]. There are also anecdotal reports, which may be true, of animals living over 20 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
684 days
Male sexual maturity
639 days
Gestation
173 days
Weaning
129 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
2,819 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
73,100 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
72%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180710
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9943
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