AnAge entry for Tayassu pecari

Classification (HAGRID: 02515)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Tayassuidae
                    Genus: Tayassu
Species
Tayassu pecari
Common name
White-lipped peccary

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was still alive in captivity aged at least 28.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
548 days
Male sexual maturity
548 days
Gestation
158 days
Weaning
50 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
700 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
22,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
126%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.5ºC or 101.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552762
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30535
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