Friday, April 12, 2013

Fact of the Day: Elephant Patience

The pregnancy for a mother elephant usually lasts about 22 months. Which is almost two years long. A normal baby elephant will weigh about 230 pounds. 

18 comments:

joy said...

wow! I didn't know that the pregnancy of a mother elephant took that long:) Now I know

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

230 pounds - Ouch! And I bet they don't even get the option of a C-section.

xoRobyn

Sam said...

Now that's a trial of patience

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Unknown said...

That has got to hurt

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That's a long pregnancy, and one big baby!

Emmylou said...

Hahaha...mommy elephants are THE MOTHER of all mothers, giving birth to 230-lb babies.

Pat Hatt said...

Wouldn't want to be the male around a female pregnant that long lol

DEZMOND said...

I adore elephants! Such lovely creatures!

Dana said...

That's one big baby!

Gloria Baker said...

I love elephants!

MEcoy said...

22 months? that long? and that heavy oh god that's a long burden for a mommy elephant

Pat said...

So glad I'm not an elephant! Just saying.....;)

Theresa Mahoney said...

If there is such a thing as reincarnation, oh please don't let me come back as an elephant!

Adam said...

Yeah probably, you'd need a big tool to try that for an elephant.

Christine said...

wow that's a long time!

Linda said...

Great fact. I love elephants.

Teddi said...

wow! i had no clue.