AnAge entry for Tragelaphus strepsiceros

Classification (HAGRID: 02455)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

These animals can live up to 23.5 years in zoos [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
517 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
228 days
Weaning
183 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
15,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
217,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
73%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.9ºC or 102.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625134
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9946
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