ELEPHANT MATING WITH FEMALE 2019 Elephant Mate Breading Video HD



African elephants show sexual dimorphism in weight and shoulder height by age 20 due to the rapid early growth of males by age 25 males are double the weight of females however both sexes continue to grow throughout their lives female African elephants are able to start reproducing at around 10 to 12 years of age and are in estrus for about 2 to 7 days they do not mate at a specific time however they're less likely to reproduce in times of drought than when water is plentiful post sexual maturity males begin to experience must a physical and behavioral condition that is characterized by elevated testosterone aggression and more sexual activity must also serves a purpose of calling attention to the females that they are a good quality and it cannot be mimicked to certain calls or noises maybe the females will yell in a loud no way to attract males from far away may 11th scan also smell the hormones of a female ready for breeding this leads males to compete with each other to mate which results in the females mating with the older healthier males bigger males tend to sire bigger offspring male reproductive success is maximal in mid adulthood and then begins to decline most observed matings are by males in must over 35 years of age suggesting the possibility of sexual selection for longevity and their species

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