AnAge entry for Pan paniscus

Classification (HAGRID: 03222)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Hominidae
                    Genus: Pan
Species
Pan paniscus
Common name
Pygmy chimpanzee or bonobo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Longevity has not been studied in detail in these animals. One study in the wild estimated that one female could have died at 45-50 years of age [0569]. One wild born female has lived 50.1 years at Antwerp Zoo and could be up to 55 years old [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,194 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
232 days
Weaning
635 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.2
Inter-litter interval
1,825 days
Weight at birth
1,331 g
Weight at weaning
8,500 g
Adult weight
39,925 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
222%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 573081
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9597
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