Ready to Hatch
March 11, 2021
Many animals come from eggs. A female animal lays the eggs. After some time, a baby animal breaks out of the shell. Take a look.
Most snakes come from eggs.
Female snakes lay eggs on the ground. Some wrap themselves around the eggs to keep them safe and warm.
Birds come from eggs.
Most birds lay their eggs in a nest. The eggs hatch after about two weeks.
This mammal lays eggs.
A female echidna lays an egg in a pouch on her body. The echidna is one of just two mammals that lay eggs.
Frogs come from eggs.
Some frogs lay eggs in the water. They lay many at a time. The eggs are like jelly. A frog will grow up to live on land and in water.
The ostrich is the largest bird. It lays the biggest eggs of any animal. An ostrich egg can weigh five pounds!