AnAge entry for Pelea capreolus

Classification (HAGRID: 02432)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Pelea
Species
Pelea capreolus
Common name
Common rhebok

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals live up to 10 years [0542]. One captive specimen lived for 12.3 years [0671]. Because they do not thrive in captivity [0434], it is possible that their maximum longevity is underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
261 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
25,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625182
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 59552
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