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Longevity of mammals in captivity

Richard Weigl

Longevity of mammals in captivity

from the living collections of the world : a list of mammalian longevity in captivity

by Richard Weigl

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Published by E. Schweizerbart"sche in Stuttgart .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoo animals -- Longevity,
  • Mammals -- Longevity,
  • Captive wild animals -- Longevity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 210) and index.

    StatementRichard Weigl ; special assistance by Marvin L. Jones.
    SeriesKleine Senckenberg-Reihe -- 48., Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe -- Nr. 48.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17628956M
    ISBN 103510613791
    OCLC/WorldCa65169976


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Longevity of mammals in captivity: from the living collections of the world: a list of mammalian longevity in captivity. [Richard Weigl] -- This publication contains many data of historical and present longevities of captive mammals, some of the data was never published before as well as many of extinct or very rare species and.

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[Richard Weigl] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Weigl. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Longevity of Mammals in Captivity is a real must in the library of every zoo and of anyone interested in the management of wild mammals. And as a book it's frankly handier than any website could be.

Herman Reichenbach International Zoo News Vol. 53, No. 5 () pp. Cited by: see more details in the wild, captivity history in zoos throughout the world, and details of housing, feeding, breeding, rearing of young, gestation periods, and longevity longevity Subject Category: Properties see more details.

Diseases are mentioned where these have become çf special importance to a particular species in captivity. Survival rates and life expectancies are commonly agreed upon indicators of well‐being for animals in zoological facilities, but even the most recent survival statistics for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in marine mammal parks and aquariums use data that are now more than 25 yr current study provides a comprehensive assessment of life expectancy and survival rates for.

Most mammals have a greater life expectancy in zoos, study finds Date: November 7, Source: University of Zurich Summary: Life in the wild harbors the risk of.

Some species of whales and dolphins, on the other hand, do not breed well in captivity and some have never produced surviving offspring.

Many of the captive dolphins and whales have shorter life expectancy than others of their species who still live in the wild.

For nearly fifteen years, these institutions have relied on Wild Mammals in Captivity as the essential reference for their work. Now the book reemerges in a completely updated second edition. Wild Mammals in Captivity presents the most current thinking and practice in the care and management of wild mammals in zoos and other institutions.

In Reviews: Most longevity records are based on specimens in captivity and probably often exceed what may be expected in wild populations. Still, as indications of potential life-span, they may be useful to various workers.

Since the opening of the Bronx Zoo ina number of longevity records have been established in its mammal collection. Explore one of the largest Animal Longevity Databases in the World. Median life expectancy is the appropriate way to communicate about how long a typical individual of a given species lives.

For context, the median life expectancy from age one for humans in the U.S. is years and the maximum longevity (documented worldwide) is years. Richard Weigl (), Longevity of Mammals in Captivity; from the Living Collections of the World Ronald Nowak (), Walker's Mammals of the World Don Wilson and Sue Ruff (), The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals Virginia Hayssen et al.

(), Asdell's Patterns of. Longevity Records Life Spans of Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish Mammals Table 1. Record Life Spans (years) of Mammals ((+) indicates that individual was still alive at the time that life span was recorded).

“However, our data suggest that the species-specific pace of life influences the extent to which a given species may benefit from captivity.” Tidière and colleagues compared four survival metrics—longevity, baseline mortality, onset of senescence, and rate of senescence—between free-range and captive mammals, based on existing data.

Zoos, aquaria, and wildlife parks are vital centers of animal conservation and management. For nearly fifteen years, these institutions have relied on Wild Mammals in Captivity as the essential reference for their work.

Now the book reemerges in a completely updated second edition. Wild Mammals in Captivity presents the most current thinking and practice in the care and management of wild. Among the total taxa, 8 species attained maximum longevities of 20–37 years.

Maximum longevities are partly correlated to sample size, specific body size, and also to ecological niche breadth. Additional sources for variation, including temperature effects, are discussed. Usually, longevity in captivity greatly exceeds the longevity in.

Life spans of species were extracted from the Growth Edition of the Data Book for species in captivity or in nature. (3)Fishes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary and the Adjacent Waters, California: A Guide to the Early Life Histories (Wang ) - this reference provides information in a technical report on California fish ecology and.

In total, the team’s analysis covered populations and species, including lions, orcas, reindeer, and squirrels.

Among 60 percent of the. Reptiles and Amphibians in Captivity Breeding - Longevity Reptiles and Amphibians in Captivity - Breeding - Longevity and Inventory was published in, and each year from through The Breeding and Longevity sections of that effort were first posted here on these pages in October ofwith additions and updates through   For maximum lifespan, AnAge features the highest reported value which in some taxa (e.g.

nonflying terrestrial mammals) tends to come from animals in captivity. Although longevity in captivity is thought to be the product of selection driven by environmentally imposed mortality in the wild (Saether & Gordon, ; de Magalhaes et al., ), if.

Jones et al. (), PanTHERIA: a species-level database of life history, ecology, and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals Richard Weigl (), Longevity of Mammals in Captivity; from the Living Collections of the World Savage et al.

(), The predominance of. the management of wild mammals in captivity Posted By Astrid LindgrenPublishing TEXT ID Online PDF Ebook Epub Library the Wild Mammals In Captivity Principles And Techniques In 27 dispersal and captive mammal management sharon pfeifer 28 issues of surplus animals steve graham 29 reintroduction programs devra g kleiman 30 the role of conservation and survival centers in.

A queen ant Lasius niger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) has the longest recorded adult life of any insect: 28¾ years in captivity. The aim of this paper is to identify the insect species with the longest adult life (i.e., the one with the longest period from adult emergence to death).

Answer to Gestation Times and Longevity The table below, a subset of the data given in Exerciseshows the gestation time. Currently, records show, nearly two-thirds of the marine mammals displayed in U.S. parks were born in captivity.

Another 11 percent came off beaches too ill. — The average life expectancy for beluga whales was years in captivity, with the high and low estimates ranging from 29 to 15 years. It was 24 years at SeaWorld parks. Average life expectancy estimates in the wild ranged widely, from years to 62 years, depending on.

Maximum life span (or, for humans, maximum reported age at death) is a measure of the maximum amount of time one or more members of a population have been observed to survive between birth and term can also denote an estimate of the maximum amount of time that a member of a given species could survive between birth and death, provided circumstances that are optimal to that.

When factored in at birth, the average life expectancy of southern and northern resident killer whales is about 29 years for females and 17 years for males. If a killer whale survives the first six months, a female's average life expectancy is within the range of 46 to 50 years and a male's is 30 to 38 years.

the management of wild mammals in captivity Posted By Gérard de Villiers Media TEXT ID Online PDF Ebook Epub Library conservation and management for nearly fifteen years these institutions have relied on wild mammals in captivity as the essential reference for their work now the book.

The red squirrel or Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a species of tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus common throughout red squirrel is an arboreal, primarily herbivorous rodent.

In Great Britain, Ireland, and in Italy numbers have decreased drastically in recent years. This decline is associated with the introduction by humans of the eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus.

Deepa, a year-old female leopard, died at the zoo of bronchitis, but had lived past the 18 years that is the average life expectancy in captivity.

Results. Longevity in both males and females was positively correlated with group size across the bovid species (Tables 1 and and2, 2, Figure 1); however, no effect was found of the interaction between group size and body size in either sex (Tables 1 and and2). 2).Sexual size dimorphism showed an independent, negative, correlation with longevity in males but not in females (Tables 1 and and2.

Primate - Primate - Growth and longevity: The prolongation of postnatal life among primates affects all life periods, including infantile, juvenile, adult, and senescent.

Although humans are the longest-lived members of the order, the potential life span of the chimpanzee has been estimated at 60 years, and orangutans occasionally achieve this in captivity. Advances in medical and husbandry knowledge have contributed to improved longevity of dolphins in human care, to the point where today, survivorship measures for bottlenose dolphins in facilities accredited by the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA), are similar to or better than those reported for wild populations.

Diet: These small mammals feed on various small insects and fishes including ants, worms, beetles, mollusks and snails. [2] Activity: Spends most of the time burrowing tunnels; this species is active by day as well as by night, spending about half of each 24 hour period resting or sleeping curled upright with the head bent under the forelimbs.

This longevity page is a link from Frank and Kate's Home Page which contains additional items of herpetological interest and Breeding Home Page. Our interest is in the long term maintenance and breeding of reptiles and amphibians in captivity.

We plan to provide you with longevity records for all species of reptile or amphibian. In our book. Results. In 84% of species we analyzed (85% for males and 83% for females, including all carnivores), longevity was higher in zoos than in the wild for both sexes (Figs 2 and and3A).

3A).The positive relationship between longevity in the zoo and in the wild had a slope less than 1 (Table 1), indicating that short-lived species benefited from living in zoos to a higher extent than long-lived.