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Noisy eggs

Noisy eggs

Scientists have discovered that baby crocodiles call out from inside their eggs, allowing neighboring babies to synchronize their hatching. Mother crocs quickly dig up buried eggs as soon as they hear the calls.

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  • NY Times
    "Calls from crocodile eggs serve as alerts," June 24, 2008. Includes a link to crocodile prehatching calls.

Last updated by curious on Aug. 25, 2008

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