A baby elephant is called a calf. It weighs about 250 pounds at birth and stands about three feet tall. Calves can’t see very well at first, but they can recognize their mothers by touch, scent, and sound. At first,
When African Penguins first came to False Bay on the South African coast in 1983 from Dyer Island, which is near Gans Bay, there was plenty for them to eat and so the colony grew rapidly. In recent years, however,
Impala calves are suckled for four to six months; young males—forced out of the all-female groups—join bachelor herds, while females may stay back.
Zebras are several species of African equids united by their distinctive black and white striped coats. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds.