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hatchling

a young animal that has newly emerged from an egg
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Although the loggerhead turtle has been around for more than 60 million years, drought, heavy rainfalls and climatic changes are impacting hatchling sex ratios and influencing future reproduction.
The snakes are not venomous or deadly and shop staff are urging anyone who sees any of the hatchlings to contact them so they can be properly looked after.
Rubbish can also be an obstacle for hatchlings when they are trying to find their way to the sea.
The aim is to ascertain specific thresholds when acidification begins to affect hatching time, hatchling size, and the hatchlings' yolk sacs--the critical energy source they rely on to develop and grow until they can capture prey.
Since 2010, when TDIC began actively safeguarding the safety and security of the hatchlings under its Hawksbill Turtle Conservation Programme, some 650 eggs have hatched successfully on Sdiyat.
Also, some hatchlings were found stuck in the nest sand because of the deepness of the nest, so they helped them out.
We aim to increase the number of individual hatchlings that stay alive this way.
Instead, her growth occurs when she realizes that, of course, even stone hatchlings must be set free.
The turtle farms and the distributors of the pet turtles are overrun with hatchlings by midsummer, and the market is soon saturated.