Although the average lifespan of a humpback whale is debated, most research places their life spans at around 40 to 50 years. Humpback whales do not have teeth, so scientists can't use standard methods of testing age in ... More »

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Whales can be found in all of the world's oceans, but the specific location depends on the species of whale. Sperm whales can be found in all of the oceans of the world, for example, with male populations found primarily... More »

Life expectancy of killer whales in the Pacific Northwest is approximately 30 to 50 years for females and 19 to 30 years for males. However, the relatively long life of killer whales makes it difficult to accurately esti... More »

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The lifespan of a skunk in the wild is 2 to 4 years, although skunks in captivity have been recorded living up to 15 years. As many as 90 percent of all baby skunks die during their first winter. More »

The average lifespan for a hippo in the wild is approximately 40 years. Hippos are herbivores that weigh from 3,000 to 9,920 pounds as adults. Wild adult hippos consume approximately 80 pounds of grass each night. More »

A humpback whale lives throughout the ocean and is comfortable in many different climates including temperate and tropical climates, reports the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The humpback whale is a ma... More »

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The lifespan of a cicada can be as long as 17 years, but only two to four weeks of a cicada's life is spent above ground. Some cicada species appear every summer, and others, known as periodical cicadas, remain in a larv... More »

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