hatchling


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hatchling

a young animal that has newly emerged from an egg
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Dennis (2007) who studied Osprey Kangaroo Island, South Australia, reported that the average time taken between hatchling and fledgling is 69 days.
Furthermore, hatchlings in more-acidic water were an average five percent smaller than those in normal seawater, and they had misshapen, disorganized statoliths.
Gnaspini (2007) and Gnaspini & Lerche (2010) published excellent photos of embryonic development for several lineages of tropical harvestmen, but to our knowledge, we have captured perhaps the only photo image of a Leiobunum embryo and hatchling together.
One of the examples cited was boxes of live hatchling sliders intended for the pet market that had sat for weeks unopened on shipping-room floors.
Leatherback turtle births naturally ebb and flow from year to year in response to climate variations, with more hatchlings, and rare pulses of male hatchlings, entering the eastern Pacific Ocean in cooler, rainier years.
Approach nesting turtles or hatchlings, make noise, or shine lights at turtles;
Probably some sudden floods hit the area and the sediments collapsed, suffocating the snake, the dino hatchling as well as the eggs.
Baby tortoises, called hatchlings, have other worries besides humans.
As soon as the hatchlings emerge, they head for the water.