AnAge entry for Vulpes pallida

Classification (HAGRID: 02548)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Vulpes
Species
Vulpes pallida
Common name
Pale fox

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals may live up to 10 years [0542]. One male specimen lived 16 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
52 days
Weaning
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
75 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,800 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
97%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621863
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