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All animals are born small and home animals, including cats, animals and wildlife — huge elephants, and even the oldest predators – crocodiles. Today will talk about the little cubs of different animals.

Baby orangutan

The family of these monkeys migrated from Africa 15 million years ago and ended up in South-East Asia much earlier people. Infant orangutan with mother live to about 6-8 years. In natural conditions their age reaches up to 30 years :


The habitat of meerkats, which belong to the family of mongoose mainly is an area of Kalahari desert located in South Africa. A newborn baby weighs only about 30 grams, and opens eyes only on day 14. Meerkats take friendship person, they can easily be tamed and they live in captivity for 10 years:

Polar bear

It would seem, such giants as the polar bear — the adults reach a length of 3 meters and weight up to 1 ton should be born and big bears. However, it is not so: newborn bear cubs polar bears are born weighing from 450 to 750 grams and also completely helpless. Lifespan is the largest representative of carnivorous mammals that lives on earth — high 25—30 years:

Chicks Emperor penguin

In adulthood, these birds that can’t fly, vyrostayut to 122 cm and weigh about 35-40 kg and the mass of Chicks, just born, is only 315 grams. Interesting fact: the Emperor penguin breeding season begins in may — June, at a time when in their natural habitat the temperature drops below -50 °C and wind speeds up to 200 km/h. the Age of these birds in natural conditions may reach 25 years:


The largest land predator, the tiger is one of four members of the genus Panther. In mass it is inferior only to white and brown bears. Kids the tigers are born mostly in March — April, blind and helpless, weighing 1.3—1.5 kg at the age of about 18 months, the tigers will become more confident and independent. However, next to the mother, the pups stay 2-3 years and sometimes up to 5 years. Tigers live up to 26 years:

Cub zolotistogo lion marmoset.

These animals are distributed exclusively on the territory of South-Eastern Brazil. The life expectancy in natural conditions lion marmoset is under 18:


At birth the little lemurchik weigh from 80 to 120 grams:


Currently the world’s approximately 600 million domestic cats. For more than 10,000 years, these animals live side by side with the man. The light kittens are deaf and blind, however, already 5-10 a day they can open eyes. The average life expectancy of cats is 14 years old. However it is authentically known about one record: in early 2011 was considered to be the oldest cat Lucy, who lived in a British family. Her age averaged 39 years, and that in recalculation on human age is about 172 years old!

Baby grey seal

In the wild, grey seals live for about 40 years:


One of the representatives of the genus Panther is a big cat — Jaguar. In the Photo, now it is still very small:

Baby monkeys


This cat, he is the second biggest after the tiger. Newborn cubs are born with body weight from 1.2 to 2.1 kg. They are also helpless, and begin to crawl only a day or two, and walk the longer — only after the third week of life. According to the sad statistics, in the wild 80% of lion cubs die before the age of 2 years, the duration of survivor, however, makes from 10 to 14 years old:


The birthplace of kangaroos – Australia, New Guinea and the nearby Islands. Of all the family, the biggest kangaroo is the gray kangaroo, they can reach a length of up to 3 meters. However, newborn pups have the largest kangaroo at birth weighs less than 1 gram.

Mother kangaroo protects her baby from the outside world, it is due to the muscles along the edge at the entrance of the bag, can manage their unique bag. For example, during the voyage, she closes the bag so as not to catch water.


Its name sea elephants got through, proboscis-like nose of the males, which is completely absent in females and young. In the natural environment elephant live 12 – 20 years:


Their young parents care for 1-2 years after birth. An adult Swan can reach a weight of 15 kg or more, and sweep their wings up to 2 meters:


“Bear-cat” is the Chinese name of the animal of the bear family. Adult Panda at length increased to 1.2–1.5 m, has a mass of 30 to 160 kg. One of the distinguishing features of this bear from other bears — it’s pretty long tail. A newborn Panda weighs between 90 to 130 grams, which is about 1/800 of the mother’s weight. In China this animal is very honored, and for killing pandas here have the death penalty:

Snow leopard

Habitat snow leopards or snow leopards – the mountain ranges in Central Asia. Length little newborn snow leopard reaches 30 cm and weighs about 500 grams. Like many animals, leopards are born blind and helpless, the vision you receive them in about 6-8 days. It is known that in nature the maximum they reached 13 years of age:


The family of monkeys from Myanmar:


The largest terrestrial animals that live on Earth — elephants. It is known, and was even registered, which is the largest elephant weighed 12 tons. The young elephants grow very long: the first 3 years five to eight centimeters per year. In order to become parents, they must reach the age of 8-12 years. Elephants live in the wild, 60-70 years:


About 250 million years ago. i.e., in the Triassic period, appeared the most ancient animals on the planet – crocodiles. The offspring of crocodiles emerges from the eggs, the number of small crocodiles varygreatly from 20 to 100 depending on p-values females.

Interesting fact: crocodiles can live without food from 1 year to 1.5 years. They can be called long-lived of the Land, because they live up to 80-100 years.


One of the smartest animals on Earth are considered to be proteins. Young squirrels are born naked and blind. Over fifteen months, the babies are in the nest, but after 2-3 months they are fast jumping on the branches. Squirrels are considered to be adults, under the age of 10-12 months after his birth. The average life expectancy of 14-16 years protein.

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