How Do Whales Reproduce?

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A male whale will insert his sperm into the female whale in order to reproduce. Whales are mammals and therefore fertilization between the sperm and egg take place inside the female. The actual act of reproduction takes place as the whale swim with their bellies close to each other.
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Orca whales reach sexual maturity at different times based on gender. Females reach sexual maturity first, usually between the size of 15 to 17 feet long and the ages of 6 to 14 years
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The gestation period is around 10 to 12 months. Females typically give birth to one calf every two to three years at the start of winter. The new born is 2.5 metric tons heavy and
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Not much is known about how whales reproduce b/c of their location in the ocean. They do
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Like all mammals, whales give birth to live young. The young one of a whale is called a calf. The calves drink their mother's milk. Some whale species give birth after nine months
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Whales are mammals, and reproduce much the same way as other mammals do. The male has a retractable penis, which is extruded and inserted into the female in order to mate. Whales have live births, with a gestation period of about a year.
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