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. 

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

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  2. 230 pounds - Ouch! And I bet they don't even get the option of a C-section.

    xoRobyn

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

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  3. Now that's a trial of patience

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  4. lovely elephants))) Thanks for commenting, dear!
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  5. Hahaha...mommy elephants are THE MOTHER of all mothers, giving birth to 230-lb babies.

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

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  7. I adore elephants! Such lovely creatures!

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  8. 22 months? that long? and that heavy oh god that's a long burden for a mommy elephant

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

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

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  11. Great fact. I love elephants.

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