AnAge entry for Rusa alfredi

Classification (HAGRID: 01695)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Rusa
Species
Rusa alfredi
Common name
Visayan spotted deer
Synonyms
Cervus alfredi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 18-19 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Similar species live over 20 years, so it is possible that maximum longevity is slightly underestimated in these animals.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
243 days
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
46,475 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
73%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 898212
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Taxonomy ID 1088129
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