AnAge entry for Taurotragus derbianus

Classification (HAGRID: 02447)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Taurotragus
Species
Taurotragus derbianus
Common name
Giant eland

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 20.3 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,107 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
264 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
680,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
53%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625125
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 303930
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