A baby fox is called a kit, a pup or a cub, and at birth he resembles a puppy, with a short nose and ears and brown fur. A baby fox grows rapidly and reaches adult size around 6 months of age.Know More
Gestation lasts approximately 52 days and kits are born in March or April in litters of four or five. Their eyes and ears open at two weeks and they leave the den at four weeks, when their fur begins to turn red.
Foxes belong to the dog family and there are numerous species that live in a wide range of habitats from the far north to the North African desert.Learn More
Many ticks lay eggs on the ground, where they are protected by plants. However, "soft" ticks, which do not have an additional exterior hard shield, usually live in the nests and burrows of animals. These ticks deposit eggs in the nests.Full Answer >
The standard mare gestation length is from 320 to 362 days after the date of breeding, and on average, most mares will foal, or give birth, 330 to 345 days after a successful breeding. However, it is common for a mare to successfully give birth in a later period than the average range.Full Answer >
Female chameleons are inseminated from the male by means of a hemipenis, which is an organ containing two tubular structures. The male circles the female, grabs her neck in his mouth, mounts her back and inserts his penis into her cloacal opening. The entire process last about 13 minutes.Full Answer >
On an individual level, hybrid animals sometimes have reproductive, health or behavioral issues due to their genetics. Ecologically, hybrids blur the lines of species and pose problems for conservation.Full Answer >