Which animal is the shortest to mature?
This week, researchers have acquired new record holders for their rapid growth. Susan Mirius of Science News reports that the turquoise kirifish found in Mozambique, Nosoblancius fluzeli, can mature in just 14 days, the fastest of all known vertebrates.
Which animal is pregnant at the age of 9?
Elephants have the longest gestation period of any living mammal. If you (or someone you know) experience a pregnancy that seems to last forever, don't hesitate to think for an elephant. 2021
What is the longest animal pregnancy?
With up to 23 months, elephants boast the longest gestation period of any terrestrial animal. They also boast big babies: newborn elephants weigh about 230 pounds (105 kilograms). in May. 2012
Why are elephants pregnant for two years?
The mystery of a long elephant pregnancy has been unraveled by scientists. Due to biological habits, the foetation grows in the womb for almost two years, giving it the brain power it needs to survive from birth.