Egg of Rat Snake

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes Family: Colubridae Subfamily: Colubrinae Description The Female rat snake can lay between 6 and 24 eggs sometime in mid to late July. The females put a significant amount of their total body weight (up to one third...

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Egg of Spectacled caiman

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Crocodilia Family: Alligatoridae Genus: Caiman Species: C. crocodilus Description Spectacled caimans are carnivores reptiles. The female Spectacled caimans lays 20 to 40 eggs in the mound made of rotting vegetation and soil. Decaying vegetation releases heat which keeps the eggs warm. Eggs...

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Egg of Ostrich

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Struthioniformes Family: Struthionidae Genus: Struthio Description Ostrich eggs are the largest of any living bird, which doesn’t come as a surprise, considering ostrich itself is the largest living species of bird in the world. A female ostrich can lay 40-100 eggs per...

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Egg of Emu

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Casuariiformes Family: Dromaiidae Genus: Dromaiu Description The Emu Egg had many fascinating features. Not only is it deep black and larger than most eggs out there compared to other egg laying animals, but it is also designed to be stronger than most...

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