WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — An early holiday surprise at the Palm Beach Zoo.READ MORE: Lines Of Mourners Pay Their Respects Sunday For Gabby Petito
Nine baby alligators have unexpectedly hatched.
The zoo says two alligators named Fred and Wilma have lived together for more than a decade, and Wilma has built a nest every year since 1999. But none of her eggs have ever hatched.READ MORE: Blue Alert Issued Out Of North Florida County For Patrick McDowell, Accused Of Murdering Deputy During Traffic Stop
A groundskeeper at the zoo discovered a baby alligator in the couple’s habitat. Nine, in total, have hatched.
The babies are remaining behind the scenes at the zoo, but guests are invited to visit the new parents.
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