AnAge entry for Panthera onca

Classification (HAGRID: 02579)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Felidae
                    Genus: Panthera
Species
Panthera onca
Common name
Jaguar
Synonyms
Felis onca

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born female was around 28 years of age when she died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
99 days
Weaning
126 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
820 g
Weight at weaning
5,034 g
Adult weight
81,150 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0072 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
101%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
62.4190 W
Body mass
50400.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001238 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180593
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9690
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