AnAge entry for Tapirus pinchaque

Classification (HAGRID: 03082)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Perissodactyla
                Family: Tapiridae
                    Genus: Tapirus
Species
Tapirus pinchaque
Common name
Mountain tapir
Synonyms
Tapirus ecuadorensis, Tapirus aenigmaticus, Tapirus terrestris aenigmaticus, Tapirus terrestris peruvianus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 28-29 years when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
398 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
4,270 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
148,950 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
94%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624999
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30582
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