AnAge entry for Paragalago zanzibaricus

Classification (HAGRID: 02421)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Galagidae
                    Genus: Paragalago
Species
Paragalago zanzibaricus
Common name
Zanzibar galago
Synonyms
Galago zanzibaricus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Despite anecdotal reports that these animals live up to 16.5 years, the record longevity in captivity is 12.2 years [0671]. Further studies are necessary to establish the maximum longevity of this species.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
265 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
120 days
Weaning
Litter size
1.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
14.1 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
146.8 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 1025150
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 111174
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