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Table 1 Description of blood methylation data from 8 different non-human species. N total number of samples per species. Number of females. Age: mean, minimum, and maximum. Two of the lion samples are technical replicates, i.e., we profiled n = 5 different animals

From: Epigenetic clock and methylation studies in cats

Species   Latin name N No. female Min. age Max. age
Domestic cat   Felis catus 128 58 0.211 20.9
Cheetah   Acinonyx jubatus 14 8 1 12.4
Lion   Panthera leo nubica 7 6 1.3 12.8
Tiger   Panthera tigris 8 4 4.9 17.1
Guinea pig   Cavia porcellus 2 1 0.917 2.42
Ferret   Mustela putorius furo 2 2 0.5 4.83
European rabbit   Oryctolagus cuniculus 5 0 1 4.5
Alpaca   Vicugna pacos 5 3 1.67 15