Data about <i>Cynomys ludovicianus</i>

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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United States (USA)
US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
 
geographic range (size of area)
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1,823,313.42 km²
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longitude median
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-105 decimal degrees
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longitude min
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-114 decimal degrees
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longitude max
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-96.1 decimal degrees
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latitude median
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39.25 decimal degrees
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latitude min
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29.1 decimal degrees
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latitude max
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49.39 decimal degrees
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geographic distribution includes
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Arizona Mountains forests
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Central and Southern mixed grasslands
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Central forest-grasslands transition
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Central tall grasslands
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Chihuahuan desert
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Colorado Plateau shrublands
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Colorado Rockies forests
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Edwards Plateau savanna
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Flint Hills tall grasslands
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Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands
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Nearctic
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Nebraska Sand Hills mixed grasslands
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North Central Rockies forests
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Northern mixed grasslands
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Northern short grasslands
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Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests
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Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests
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South Central Rockies forests
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Western short grasslands
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Wyoming Basin shrub steppe
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Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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294.04 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
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863 g female
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1,364 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1,364 g
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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140.57 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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140.57 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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15.38 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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3.13 log10 grams
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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3.13 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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863 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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797.05 g adult
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15.24 g newborn animal
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123.59 g weanling
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body mass
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1,112.3 g
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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958 g adult
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
sexual dimorphism
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male larger
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teat number average
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8
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weight
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1,125 adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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15.75 neonate stage
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148.35 weanling
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
Testes Mass
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0.93 g
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  

Ecology

 
trophic level
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herbivore
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herbivore
PanTHERIA  
 
primary diet
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leaves
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leaves
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leaves of herbaceous plants
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leaves of herbaceous plants
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plants
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habitat
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alkaline flat
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alluvial soil
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anthropogenic habitat
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arenosol
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arid
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badland
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badland
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carcass
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clay
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clay soil
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crater
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desert
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flood plain
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flood plain
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grassland
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grassland
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gravel
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hill
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humus
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lake
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Large river biome
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loam
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loam
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loam
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marine terrace
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mesa
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mound
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national park
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national wildlife refuge
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nesting material
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plain
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plateau
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prairie
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prairie
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protected area
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rangeland biome
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reservoir
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river
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river valley
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saline marsh
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sand
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sand
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sand
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savanna
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scrubland
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scrubland
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scrubland
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slope
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slope
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soil
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soil
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soil
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steppe
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stream
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stream
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subterrestrial habitat
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subterrestrial habitat
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surface soil
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temperate
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terrace
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terrestrial biome
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terrestrial habitat
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tunnel
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valley
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wood
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woodland
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woodland
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habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
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precipitation in geographic range mean
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35.98 millimeters per month
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interacts with
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habitat breadth
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2
PanTHERIA  
 
temperature in geographic range mean
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108.78 0.1°C
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actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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523.53 millimeters per month
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potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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901.88 millimeters per month
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diet breadth
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4
PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

 
parental care
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No Paternal Care
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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No Paternal Care
Social systems of mammalian species  
 
home range average
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0.00179 km²
PanTHERIA  
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0.00214 km²
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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4
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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4
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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4.43
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
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4
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
behavioral circadian rhythm
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diurnal
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onset of fertility
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730 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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730 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility average
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696.9 days
PanTHERIA  
 
age at maturity
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25 months
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
age at first reproduction average
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26.24 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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26.24 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
dispersal age average
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524.89 days
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gestation period duration average
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1.11 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1.11 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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33.46 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval
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12 months
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
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365 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year average
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1 female
PanTHERIA  
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1
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
litters per year
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1 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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102 months
PanTHERIA  
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11 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
age at eye opening average
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32 days
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population group size average
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5
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social group size average
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6.13
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terrestriality
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fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
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weaning age average
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1.89 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1.89 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
weaning age average
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45.57 days
PanTHERIA  
 
weaning age
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63 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
growth rate
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0.0111 per day
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prenatal development duration
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30 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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102 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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102 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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108 months
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
Mating System
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Not Monogamous
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Not Monogamous
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Not Monogamous
Social systems of mammalian species  
 
Social System
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harem
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
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No Social Group Living
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Not Solitary
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Not Solitary
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Social Group Living
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Social Group Living
Social systems of mammalian species  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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1.8 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0.3 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.13 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
metabolic rate average
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422.67 mL/hr O2
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basal metabolic rate
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2.36 Watts
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Decreasing
IUCN  
 
animal population density average
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1,830 individuals per square kilometer
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conservation status
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least concern
IUCN  
 
human population density mean
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8.1 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density change mean
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0.05
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extinction status
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extant
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  
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extant
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
not invasive in
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United States (USA)
US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  

Other

 
Male Tenure median
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24 months
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
Adult Yearly Survival
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0.69 percent
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
Male Female Body Mass Ratio
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1.05
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
Males per Group
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1
Male tenure length and variance in lifetime reproductive success recorded for mammals  
 
Females per Group
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3
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herbivore
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