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Name: Angela
Status: student
Age: 4-5
Location: NJ
Country: N/A
Date: 6/28/2005


Question:
My dad saw a snapper turtle lay eggs. I'm wondering how long it will take them to hatch.(They were laid 5 days ago)


Replies:
There is no fixed time for hatching of turtle eggs, it depends on temperature and other environmental conditions. From one to three months may be needed.

J. Elliott


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