Little reseach has been done on the lifespan of P. philippensis. Pelecanus occidentalis, the brown pelican, has been recorded to live up to 31 years in the wild and 29 in captivity. Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, the white pelican, has been recorded to live up to 34 years in captivity.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Ann Fraser, Kalamazoo College
Alexandra McCubbrey, Kalamazoo College
McCubbrey, A. 2006. "Pelecanus philippensis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Pelecanus_philippensis.html
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