Data about <i>Hippotragus niger</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic range (size of area)
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3,149,646.92 km²
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longitude median
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28.54 decimal degrees
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longitude min
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16.24 decimal degrees
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longitude max
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40.84 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude median
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-13.6 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude min
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-25.4 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude max
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-1.84 decimal degrees
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geographic distribution includes
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Afrotropical
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Angolan Miombo woodlands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Eastern Miombo woodlands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Itigi-Sumbu thicket
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Southern Africa bushveld
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Southern Miombo woodlands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
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Zambezian coastal flooded savanna
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Zambezian flooded grasslands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  

Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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2,035 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
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200,500 g female
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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15,447.14 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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200,500 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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227,499.3 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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227,499.3 g
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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5.36 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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5.36 log10 grams
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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236,405.9 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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16,412.18 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
 
teat number average
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4
PanTHERIA  
 
weight
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225,000 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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16,375 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
trophic level
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herbivore
MammalDiet  
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herbivore
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primary diet
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leaves
MammalDiet  
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leaves of herbaceous plants
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leaves of herbaceous plants
MammalDiet  
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plants
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plants
MammalDiet  
 
diet includes
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leaves of woody plants
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leaves of woody plants
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habitat
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farm
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
Environments - EOL project  
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Large river biome
Environments - EOL project  
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mound
Environments - EOL project  
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national park
Environments - EOL project  
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national park
Environments - EOL project  
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protected area
Environments - EOL project  
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river
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
Environments - EOL project  
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soil
Environments - EOL project  
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soil
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial habitat
IUCN  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
 
precipitation in geographic range mean
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80.83 millimeters per month
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interacts with
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habitat breadth
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
temperature in geographic range mean
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221.46 0.1°C
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actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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857.47 millimeters per month
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potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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1,492.34 millimeters per month
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diet breadth
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5
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Life History and Behavior

 
parental care
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No Paternal Care
Social systems of mammalian species  
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No Paternal Care
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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1
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1
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
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1
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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768 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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1,184 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility average
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972.17 days
PanTHERIA  
 
age at first reproduction average
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24.51 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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24.51 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
age at first birth average
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983.37 days female
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gestation period duration average
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272.87 days
PanTHERIA  
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8.87 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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8.87 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
inter-birth interval average
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365 days female
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inter-birth interval
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365 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year median
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1.1
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litters per year average
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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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22.2 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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267 months
PanTHERIA  
 
social group size average
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15
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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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210.73 days
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7 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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7 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
weaning age
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213 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
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271 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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267 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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267 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
Mating System
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Not Monogamous
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Not Monogamous
Social systems of mammalian species  
 
Social System
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Not Solitary
Social systems of mammalian species  
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Not Solitary
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Social Group Living
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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Social Group Living
Social systems of mammalian species  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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2.59 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
nutrient composition of milk
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orotic acid mid lactation
Milk Chemical Database  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Stable
IUCN  
 
animal population density average
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1.3 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
 
conservation status
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least concern
IUCN  
 
human population density mean
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28.14 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density 5th percentile
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2 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density change mean
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0.16
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extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  
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extant
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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extant
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

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