AnAge entry for Tragelaphus scriptus

Classification (HAGRID: 02453)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 15.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
496 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
188 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.5
Inter-litter interval
236 days
Weight at birth
3,800 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
60,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0044 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
58%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625132
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 66440
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