AnAge entry for Rupicapra pyrenaica

Classification (HAGRID: 01644)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Rupicapra
Species
Rupicapra pyrenaica
Common name
Pyrenean chamois

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived 12.3 years [0671]. Young females have an over 90% survival in the wild, though an increased mortality with age has been reported for both males and females after about 8 years of age [0800].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
30,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625158
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 72545
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