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A baby hippopotamus is called a calf. Calves typically weigh about 100 pounds when they are born. A female hippo only gives birth every two years. The mother and her calf find a group of hippos, known as a school, for sa... More »

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Baby hippopotamuses, which are more commonly known as calves, are born underwater and typically weigh in somewhere between 50 and 110 pounds and are about 4 feet long at birth. Because they are mammals that are born unde... More »

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Generally speaking, the animals that are easiest to domesticate are dogs, cats, pigs, sheep, horses, chickens, cows and goats. These animals have mental and social traits that make them easier to tame and less dangerous ... More »

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A baby whale is a calf, his mother is a cow and his father is a bull, and together, the family is a pod. Baby whales grow in the mother's uterus from 10 to 18 months, depending on the species. A calf receives nutrients i... More »

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A baby whale is called a calf. Most whales give birth to a single calf at a time, but several instances have been recorded in which twin calves have been born in the wild. More »

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A baby whale is called a calf. Birth seasons and gestation periods vary among whale species. Most whale calf births are single, but twin births do happen occasionally. More »

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There are only two species of hippopotamus in the world today. There are an estimated 125,000 to 150,000 common hippopotamuses in the world. Pygmy hippo numbers are even fewer, and there are an estimated 2000 to 3000 rem... More »

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