AnAge entry for Uncia uncia

Classification (HAGRID: 02590)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Felidae
                    Genus: Uncia
Species
Uncia uncia
Common name
Snow leopard

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In zoos, these animals can live up to 21.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
96 days
Weaning
77 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
475 g
Weight at weaning
7,500 g
Adult weight
50,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
82%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 183811
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 29064
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