A young whale is called a calf. The female whale is known as a cow, while the male is known as a bull. The gestation period of a whale can last from 9 to 18 months. The calf suckles from 6 months to 2 years before becomi... More »

Young bears are called cubs. Cubs are normally born while the mother is still in hibernation. They usually weigh between 8 and 12 ounces when they are born. More »

A baby deer is commonly referred to as a fawn or calf. As deer reach adulthood they acquire different names depending on their gender. Adult male deer are called bucks, while females are categorized as does. More »

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 »

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 »

Whales are mammals that have an incredibly size range, yet all whales fall between 13 feet long and 90 feet long. The blue whale, the largest known whale or mammal, ranges from around 70 feet to 90 feet. Most other well-... More »

The beluga whale, also called a white whale, is the smallest species of whale. The average beluga weighs 2,000 to 3,000 pounds and measures 13 to 20 feet in length. More »

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