AnAge entry for Rucervus eldii

Classification (HAGRID: 01694)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Rucervus
Species
Rucervus eldii
Common name
Eld's deer
Synonyms
Cervus eldii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

In zoos, these animals can live up to 20.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
508 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
241 days
Weaning
240 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
372 days
Weight at birth
4,750 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
122,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
69%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

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