Praying Mantis Egg Case Hatches

a pile up of praying mantises

Praying mantis egg cases can hatch early if you leave them inside. And if it’s too early you can’t just let them go because they’ll freeze. They’re born hungry for live insects. Other praying mantids will do, but you can get them fruit flies from Petco and keep them alive until it’s warm enough for release.

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Horseshoe Crab eggs liberated

Horseshoe crab eggs with visible embryos released into the Hudson River.

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Horseshoe crab embryos moving legs inside supposedly doomed eggs plucked off beach

Horseshoe crab eggs may not be as delicate as we thought. Many are growing despite being uncovered by tide and roughly cared for in a NYC apartment.

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Freakiest Shark Exhibit Ever At Santa Monica Aquarium

Santa Monica Aquarium showcases local fish, but it’s not boring. They have a freaky exhibit of live shark embryos in egg casings. Bonus: eel, starfish & urchin

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How is the Money BP Pledged to Help Turtles Being Spent?

BP is funding recovery of the endangered sea turtles “I think the consensus in the turtle community is that there‚Äôs no harm keeping healthy animals safe. That was the emphasis of our request for funding. I think that was by far the most important thing in our mind,” says George.

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Golf Club Groundskeeper Rescues Baby Turtles

John gingerly dug up the nine turtle eggs and put them in a hole lined with chicken wire and to incubate in peace. The raccoon struck again at another nest nearby.

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