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This wildebeest stands up to let gravity help her make a safe delivery

08 Feb 2018 by Nomad Tanzania

The Nomad Serengeti guides witnessed a wildebeest female trying to stand up to let gravity help her make a safe delivery to her newly-born calf.

It takes about eight minutes for these calves to be on their feet and in 15 minutes they are ready to run with the herds. However, the only way the calves survive is to get on their feet as soon as they are born in order to run with the rest of the herd and avoid predators.

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