What Animal Has the Longest Gestation Period?

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The animal that has the longest gestation period in the world is the African elephant which is also referred to as the Loxodonta Africana. The gestation lasts for about 660 days on average and 760 days on maximum.
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Alpine salamanders have the longest gestational periods on average. Pregnancy lasts two to four years, depending on altitude.
The alpine black salamander small as it is, has the longest gestation period. This viviparous amphibian lives in the high altitude Swiss Alps and at such altitudes above 4,600 feet, the gestation period can go up to 38 months bearing two fully metamorphosed young ones.
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