Ecological Archives A020-090-A4

Heather J. Lynch, Sara Zeigler, Leslie Wells, Jonathan D. Ballou, and William F. Fagan. 2010. Survivorship patterns in captive mammalian populations: Implications for estimating population growth rates. Ecological Applications 20:2334–2345.

Appendix D. Details of survivorship model fits.

TABLE D1. Details of the fit parameter estimates α and β (Eq. 3), sample size n (number of death events of known age), and survivorship at the last available age class (Minimum lx) for each of the species considered in the analysis.

 

Species

Common Name

Minimum lx

n

α

β

Order

Pongo pygmaeus

Bornean orangutan

0.15

864

0.53

0.82

Primates

Equus burchellii

Plains zebra

0.09

903

0.48

0.87

Perissodactyla

Connochaetes taurinus

Blue wildebeest

0.08

370

0.71

1.08

Artiodactyla

Macropus parma

Parma wallaby

0.08

391

0.76

1.83

Diprotodontia

Aonyx cinereus (formerly Amblonyx cinereus) 

Asian small-clawed otter

0.09

949

0.53

1.04

Carnivora

Gazella dama ruficollis

Addra gazelle

0.05

960

0.49

1.00

Artiodactyla

Nanger granti (formerly Gazella granti)

Grant’s gazelle

0.07

723

0.43

1.40

Artiodactyla

Trichechus manatus latirostris

Florida manatee

0.00

84

0.03

1.18

Sirenia

Halichoerus grypus

Gray seal

0.14

296

0.21

0.54

Carnivora

Puma concolor

Puma

0.11

376

0.49

0.48

Carnivora

Leptailurus serval

Serval

0.19

367

0.46

0.80

Carnivora

Eudorcas thomsonii (formerly Gazella thomsonii)

Thomson's gazelle

0.03

1541

0.40

0.90

Artiodactyla

Pteropus rodricensis

Rodriguez fruit bat (Rodriguez flying fox)

0.15

1402

0.30

0.61

Chiroptera

Leontopithecus rosalia

Golden lion tamarin

0.05

2164

0.28

0.95

Primates

Madoqua kirkii

Kirk's dik-dik

0.12

436

0.42

1.06

Artiodactyla

Sarcophilus harrisii

Tasmanian devil

0.10

303

6.35

7.13

Dasyuromorphia

Leopardus pardalis

Ocelot

0.18

349

0.44

0.57

Carnivora

Callithrix geoffroyi

Geoffroy's marmoset

0.07

1258

0.45

1.39

Primates

Saguinus oedipus

Cotton-top tamarin

0.06

2153

0.39

1.18

Primates

Callimico goeldii

Goeldi's monkey (Goeldi's marmoset)

0.07

1646

0.38

1.06

Primates

Suricata suricatta

Slender-tailed meerkat

0.07

1706

0.32

0.98

Carnivora

Saguinus bicolor

Pied tamarin

0.17

312

0.30

0.84

Primates

Orycteropus afer

Aardvark

0.20

125

0.14

0.50

Tubulidentata

Lycaon pictus

African wild dog

0.07

2121

0.19

0.58

Carnivora

Capra ibex

Alpine ibex

0.17

194

0.64

1.48

Artiodactyla

Bos javanicus

Banteng

0.08

837

0.42

0.90

Artiodactyla

Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris

Capybara

0.12

325

0.35

1.07

Rodentia

Acinonyx jubatus

Cheetah

0.07

3594

0.52

0.94

Carnivora

Theropithecus gelada

Gelada baboon

0.17

218

0.40

0.53

Primates

Oryx gazella gazella

Gemsbok

0.08

1125

0.37

0.77

Artiodactyla

Ailuropoda melanoleuca

Giant panda

0.09

267

0.32

0.80

Carnivora

Tragelaphus strepsiceros

Greater kudu

0.02

1911

0.54

1.37

Artiodactyla

Canis rufus gregoryi

Red wolf

0.08

853

0.30

0.50

Carnivora

Enhydra lutris

Sea otter

0.18

205

0.46

0.81

Carnivora

Melursus ursinus

Sloth bear

0.19

155

0.27

0.45

Carnivora

Saimiri boliviensis

Bolivian squirrel monkey

0.11

908

0.59

1.02

Primates

Aotus azarai (Aotus azarae)

Owl monkey (Feline night monkey)

0.10

388

0.51

1.30

Primates

Loris tardigradus nordicus

Slender loris

0.16

202

0.35

0.53

Primates

Mustela nigripes

Black-footed ferret

0.03

1936

0.32

0.84

Carnivora


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