TWINS!

allegraf

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Holy moly! This is not what I expected at all! The egg was oblong shaped 5.2 MM x3.9mm. Nothing extra ordinary or large. It was also a found clutch so no idea who might throw twins! Sorry for the quality of the photos, they did not want to stay still and I was worried they might tear the yolk sac. Interestingly, it appeared to be two separate yolk sacs with a thin connection between the two. I'll take better photos in a few days when they recover!

Them coming out of the egg, yes that is a teeny egg that was also part of the clutch. Maybe it was a magic trick and the baby jumped from the little egg to join its sibling. Funnily, the teeny egg has not turned green and chalked over.











The normal sized hatchling that hatched yesterday for comparison:
 

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Wow that's incredible! I don't know that I've ever seen that before!
 

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Amazing! The two for one deal. :) Glad they both seem to be doing fine.
 

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That is great news, Any twins are worth of celebrate. Congrats.
 

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That is really cool. Keep us post on their progress. I hope they both do very well for you
 

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Omg TWINS?! I have human twins and I would have LoVeD to bought those little guys off you! How adorable!!! ❤️
 

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Wow! Now if the tiny egg hatches too, you'll really have something to celebrate. Glad you got pictures of the blessed event.
 

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Wow! Now if the tiny egg hatches too, you'll really have something to celebrate. Glad you got pictures of the blessed event.


It has been a very interesting hatching year, I'm waiting for a miniature tortoise to come out next!
 
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