AnAge entry for Vicugna vicugna

Classification (HAGRID: 02461)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Camelidae
                    Genus: Vicugna
Species
Vicugna vicugna
Common name
Vicugna

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
340 days
Weaning
213 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.7
Inter-litter interval
548 days
Weight at birth
5,740 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
50,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0057 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
123%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
313ºK or 39.9ºC or 103.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625031
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9843
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