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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Giraffe: ~ 420 days Rhinoceros: ~ 500 days Elephant: ~ 620 days Killer whale: ~ 17 months (!!!) Embed Quote
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The longest gestation period for a mammal is that of the
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The recent studies show that the longest pregnancy or gestation period is of 3.5 years.yeah quite amazing.According to the the Gunnies world records 2011 the longest pregnancy period
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The animal with the longest gestation period is not a mammal; it is the viviparous amphibian the Alpine black salamander, which can have a gestation period of up to 38 months at altitudes
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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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