AnAge entry for Taurotragus oryx

Classification (HAGRID: 02448)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 26.1 years old [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
589 days
Male sexual maturity
571 days
Gestation
274 days
Weaning
182 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
340 days
Weight at birth
32,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
500,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0019 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
71%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.5ºC or 97.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
190.2090 W
Body mass
141404.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001345 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625126
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