For mammals the gestation period is the time in which a fetus develops, beginning with fertilization and ending at birth. The duration of this period varies between species. Here is an infographic for the different animal gestation periods.
Vicki Olson graduated from Bel-Rea Institution for Animal Technology, in 2003 and went on to work in a specialty hospital, in surgery for 10-years. A few years ago she received her Bachelor’s degree in marketing. She joined the VetTechPrep team in 2015, to help aid in the importance of educating and licensing veterinary technicians.