Sex in the Wild

Elephants

Joy and Mark travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land — the elephant. Find out how females select the strongest mates, why elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom and how they safely deliver a 220-pound baby; witness the remarkable first steps of a newborn calf.

Elephants

54m 52s

Joy and Mark travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land — the elephant. Find out how females select the strongest mates, why elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom and how they safely deliver a 220-pound baby; witness the remarkable first steps of a newborn calf.

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    A Scene from Sex in the Wild: Elephants

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    As she prepares for the birth of her new baby, Kitty, the African Elephant, spends a restless night on her feet, watching over her two daughters while they pass the time playing and bonding. Then, fourteen days after her expected due date, Kitty finally goes into labor and her long 22 month pregnancy ends with the birth of a healthy calf.

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