Waitrose shopper stunned after duckling hatches out of £2.59 duck eggs

Waitrose shopper stunned after duckling hatches out of £2.59 duck eggs

A woman bought a box of duck eggs from Waitrose was stunned when she popped them into an incubator as an experiment – and a little duckling HATCHED OUT. Lauren Barton, 26, popped down to her local Waitrose last month and picked up the six-pack…

X-ray of dead carpet python hit by car shows it had 12 live eggs inside

X-ray of dead carpet python hit by car shows it had 12 live eggs inside

A python was run over with 12 live eggs in it – which zookeepers managed to save. They shared an X-ray of Pitta, a female carpet python who died after the collision in Australia. The incredible photo shows the dozen eggs in the reptile’s coiled…

Rumours of praying mantis eggs on Christmas trees doing the rounds

Rumours of praying mantis eggs on Christmas trees doing the rounds

A Facebook post warning people to check their real Christmas trees for walnut-sized clumps preying on mantis eggs is back this year. A previous Christmas season’s viral Facebook post is being re-shared as a warning, after a man says he found two of the bushes…

Scientists harvest more eggs from near-extinct northern white rhino

Scientists harvest more eggs from near-extinct northern white rhino

NAIROBI — Scientists racing to save the northern white rhino from extinction have harvested 10 more eggs from the last two females alive which they hope will help create viable embryos that can be incubated by other rhinos acting as surrogates. Neither of the remaining…