AnAge entry for Rusa unicolor

Classification (HAGRID: 01698)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Rusa
Species
Rusa unicolor
Common name
Sambar
Synonyms
Cervus unicolor

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity these animals may live up to 26.4 years [0671], though they do not commonly live more than 20 years in the wild [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
650 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
232 days
Weaning
213 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
10,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
185,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
84%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 898215
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Taxonomy ID 662561
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