2 Reproduction

Homosexual elephants mate all year long. An elephant cow (female elephant) is only fertile for a few days in a year. During this time, the males ‘hit’ her. They use various affectionate gestures and nuzzle in the process. If she agrees, she will respond in a similar manner.

Also, one of the interesting facts about elephants is that the elephant cow is usually pregnant for 22 months, and the newborn is around 100 kg and blind. Infants are then taught by their mothers the basic survival course, and the rest they learn as they grow up.