A baby rhinoceros weighs between 80 and 125 pounds at birth. It stands about 2 feet tall and is up and walking about within an hour of being born.
A baby rhino is usually referred to as a calf. A grown male rhino is called a bull and a female is referred to as a cow.
Facts about the rhinoceros include that the white rhino is the second-largest land animal, with the elephant being the largest. A rhino weighs up to 8,000 pounds and stands up to 6 feet tall. Rhinos live about 35 years i...
The average adult female white rhinoceros weighs 1.8 tons, while the average adult male weighs 2.3 tons. In terms of size among land mammals, the rhinoceros is second only to elephants.
The average weight of a calf at birth is 63.6 pounds for females. Male calves weigh about 5 percent more at birth. The size of the heifer, temperature and maternal nutrition all influence a calf's birth weight.
Koalas give birth to tiny and underdeveloped young, with the mothers weighing hundreds of times more than the newborns. The infant animal immediately crawls into the pouch of its mother -- the pouch faces back toward the...
Kangaroos usually reproduce during the rainy season and give birth 30 days after conception. The joey, as kangaroo offspring are called, transfers to the mother's pouch and resides there for one to one and a half years a...