AnAge entry for Tragelaphus angasii

Classification (HAGRID: 02450)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Tragelaphus
Species
Tragelaphus angasii
Common name
Nyala

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
452 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
224 days
Weaning
213 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.2
Inter-litter interval
295 days
Weight at birth
5,233 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
120,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
63%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625128
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 66437
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