Great white sharks give birth to live young too—from 2 to 12 shark pups at a time. More astonishing, these pups can be 4-1/2 feet long at birth! When they’re born, the young sharks swim away immediately; they don’t need their mother’s help to survive.

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    Unlike most ducks, wood ducks nest in tree cavities—for instance, you might find one in an old woodpecker hole! The

    panda carrying cub in her mouth


    A wild female panda may have five to eight offspring in her lifetime, but she will only give birth once every other year.