A female American crocodile returns to her North Key Largo nest on June 25 to help dig her hatchlings free. The nest hatched weeks earlier than expected but a wildlife camera recorded the event.
A female American crocodile returns to her North Key Largo nest on June 25 to help dig her hatchlings free. The nest hatched weeks earlier than expected but a wildlife camera recorded the event. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
A female American crocodile returns to her North Key Largo nest on June 25 to help dig her hatchlings free. The nest hatched weeks earlier than expected but a wildlife camera recorded the event. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Baby crocodiles popping from their eggs earlier than expected

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