A new squeeze? Snake mystery after lone, elderly python lays clutch of eggs

The oldest snake in captivity – known only as 361003 – hasn’t been near a male python for two decadesExperts at a US zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for at least two decades.Three of the eggs from the snake in St Louis zoo remain in an incubator, two were used for genetic sampling and snakes in the other two eggs did not survive, the St Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The eggs were laid on 23 July and should hatch in about a month. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/11/a-new-squeeze-snake-mystery-after-lone-elderly-python-lays-clutch-of-eggs

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