AnAge entry for Ratufa indica

Classification (HAGRID: 03591)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Ratufa
Species
Ratufa indica
Common name
Indian giant squirrel

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
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
84 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
128%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632412
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