AnAge entry for Procapra gutturosa

Classification (HAGRID: 02435)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Procapra
Species
Procapra gutturosa
Common name
Mongolian gazelle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 12 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Tooth erosion appears to be a major life-limiting factor and explain why these animals live less than other similar species.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
532 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
185 days
Weaning
Litter size
1.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
2,900 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
30,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
50%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625114
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 157669
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