Maximum longevity: 14.8 years (captivity)
Observations: In the wild, these animals have been estimated to live up to 12 years (Bernhard Grzimek 1990). One captive specimen lived 14.8 years (Richard Weigl 2005).
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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