Definition of hatchling in English:

hatchling

Line breaks: hatch|ling
Pronunciation: /ˈhatʃlɪŋ
 
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noun

  • A young animal that has recently emerged from its egg.
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    • Predators of eggs and hatchlings include small mammals, birds, and other reptiles.
    • Large-yolked eggs carry more lipid energy and may result in larger hatchlings or hatchlings with larger residual yolk reserves.
    • The presence of remnant yolk sacs was a good indication that these were indeed hatchlings emerging from their nests.

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