How many whale shark babies survive?

How long do whale sharks pups stay with their mom?

On average they nurse for about two years, although some calves have been observed nursing up to 4 1/2 years. A dolphin’s life span depends a lot on its environment and species. Their average life span is 15 to 16 years but they can live up to 40 years.

How long are whale sharks pregnant?

Shark’s gestation (pregnancy) periods are infamous for being incredibly long. Their gestation periods vary from five months to three years, though most sharks gestate for about 12 months. There are four different ways shark babies are being brought into this world.

Has a whale shark ever killed a human?

These huge animals are not dangerous. Whale sharks have never attacked humans.

Do whale sharks babies stay with their mom?

Baby whale sharks do not stay with their mothers, nor do any other baby sharks. Mother sharks do not take care of their babies.

Do sharks stay with their mothers after birth?

Sharks do not care for their babies after they are born, but they do search for a safe place where they can lay their eggs or give birth.

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