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Table 1 Examples of embryonic diapause in placental mammals

From: Embryonic diapause in humans: time to consider?

Taxonomy Species Gestation lenght Embryonic diapause lenght
Order: Chiroptera Family: Pteropodidae African fruit bat (Eidolon helvum) 7-8 months 3 -4 months
Order: Carnivora Family: Mustelidae Sable (Martes zibellina) Up to 290 days 8 months
Fisher (Martes pennati) 10-12 9-11 months
North american river otter (Lontra canadensis) 10-13 months 8-11 months
Short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea) 9-10 months 8-9 months
Long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) 8 months 7 months
American mink (Neovison vison) 40-75 days 8-45 days
American badger (Taxidea taxus) 8-9 months 6-7 months
European badger (Meles meles) 4-12 months 2-10 months
Family: Ursidae Black bear (Ursus americanus) 7-8 months 5-6 months
Brown bear (Ursus arctos) 8 months 6 months
Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) 100-150 days 50-100 days
Superfamily: Pinnipedia Northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) 1 year 4 months
Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) 15-16 months 3-4 months
Order: Cingulata Family: Dasypodidae Nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) 7-8 months 3-4 months
Seven-banded armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus) 6-8 months 2-4 months
Order: Artiodactyla Family: Cervidae Roe dear (Capreolus capreolus) 10 months 4-5 months