AnAge entry for Rhinoceros sondaicus

Classification (HAGRID: 03078)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Rhinocerotidae
                    Genus: Rhinoceros
Species
Rhinoceros sondaicus
Common name
Javan rhinoceros

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals are estimated to live up to 40 years [0542]. They have lived over 20 years in captivity [0671], but because only a few animals remain little is known about their longevity.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,278 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
502 days
Weaning
548 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.3
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,750,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625004
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 102233
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