AnAge entry for Vulpes cana

Classification (HAGRID: 02543)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Vulpes
Species
Vulpes cana
Common name
Blanford's fox

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals may live up to 10 years [0542]. Because longevity has not been studied in detail in captivity, their maximum longevity is unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
304 days
Male sexual maturity
304 days
Gestation
55 days
Weaning
46 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
29 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.5ºC or 101.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621859
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 354190
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