AnAge entry for Tragelaphus eurycerus

Classification (HAGRID: 01653)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Tragelaphus
Species
Tragelaphus eurycerus
Common name
Bongo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1306
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

These animals can live up to 22 years in zoos [1306].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
806 days
Male sexual maturity
914 days
Gestation
288 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.7
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
19,800 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
307,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
65%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625130
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 69297
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