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Gestation Table for Cattle! It's still a good estimate, even though a Lowline's gestation period is only 270 days.

from Buzzle

Are Elephants Endangered Species?

Did you know that an elephant's gestation period is 22 months, umm that's almost 2 years.


“The first thing that happens to a baby giraffe when it is born is a six foot drop onto the ground – it’s a hard way to start!” The gestation period for a giraffe is between 400 and 460 days. The mother gives birth standing up – the fall breaks the umbilical cord. The calf can stand and run within a few hours.


Raccoons engage in gender-specific social behavior. Related females often share a common area. After a gestation period of about 65 days, two to five young, known as "kits", are born in spring. The kits are raised by their mother until late fall. Their average life expectancy in the wild is 1.8 to 3.1 years.


Next to humans, orcas are the most widely distributed mammal. Orcas inhabit all oceans of the world but are most numerous in the Arctic, the Antarctic and areas in nutrient-rich cold water upwellings.


Free printable Baby Shower game. Guess how long each animals carries their baby.


Did you know an elephants gestation period is 23 months! That's almost 2 years of pregnancy folks


A male Bactrian Camel calf is now on exhibit at Minnesota Zoo. Born March 7 weighing a whopping 125 pounds, the calf – who hasn’t been named yet – has been kept offexhibit with his mother to ensure that he was healthy and gaining weight. Camels usually gain approximately two pounds per day, and will reach adult size (1600–1800 pounds and eight feet tall) in 3-4 years. The gestation period for Bactrian camels is just over one year. This is the fifth calf for mom “Sanya” an


Family Three by Peter Stanley: "A mother elephant looks over her two offspring as they graze in Tarangire National Park. Elephants gestation period is 22 months which results in strong mother/child bonds. Family units are led by a matriarch who guides the herd through seasonal migrations and hands down her knowledge to all her kin. This fascinating animal continues to struggle to survive due to the high cost of Ivory in the orient resulting in a resurgence of poaching in the region." via…


Pop goes the weasel!! Weasel by ankehuber on Flickr