AnAge entry for Sus salvanius

Classification (HAGRID: 02510)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Suidae
                    Genus: Sus
Species
Sus salvanius
Common name
Pygmy hog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals have been estimated to live up to 12 years [0573]. One specimen lived over 14 years at Berlin Zoo [0671]. They are critically endangered and hence their longevity may be underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
700 days
Male sexual maturity
700 days
Gestation
108 days
Weaning
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
191.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
8,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
72%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625018
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 476284
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