AnAge entry for Rupicapra rupicapra

Classification (HAGRID: 02443)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Males are only fully mature at 8-9 years. Potential longevity has been estimated at 22 years [0434], which is possible. Record longevity in captivity, however, is 17.6 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
674 days
Male sexual maturity
669 days
Gestation
122 days
Weaning
76 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
2,400 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
37,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
71%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625159
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 34869
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