1. Education

Baby African Elephant

By

African elephant - Loxodonta africana

African elephant - Loxodonta africana

Photo © Steffen Foerster / Shutterstock.
In elephants, pregnancy lasts for 22 months. When a calf is born, they are large and mature slowly. Since calves require much care as they develop, females only give birth about once every five years.
Top Related Searches

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.