AnAge entry for Speothos venaticus

Classification (HAGRID: 02539)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Speothos
Species
Speothos venaticus
Common name
Bush dog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals have lived up to 14.1 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
304 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
68 days
Weaning
101 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
249 days
Weight at birth
160 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
6,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
76%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183829
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 68741
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