AnAge entry for Zelotomys woosnami

Classification (HAGRID: 02727)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Zelotomys
Species
Zelotomys woosnami
Common name
South African broad-headed mouse

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 3.6 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
31 days
Weaning
Litter size
4.7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
31 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
54.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585616
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