AnAge entry for Pedetes capensis

Classification (HAGRID: 03544)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Pedetidae
                    Genus: Pedetes
Species
Pedetes capensis
Common name
Springhare

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,034 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
80 days
Weaning
46 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.6
Inter-litter interval
101 days
Weight at birth
275 g
Weight at weaning
1,300 g
Adult weight
3,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
117%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 35.9ºC or 96.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.4270 W
Body mass
2300.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001925 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 573198
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10023
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