MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Friday, Rita and Ron’s first egg began the hatching process by “pipping” the eggshell, Zoo Miami officials announced.
This was caused by the chick pushing from inside causing pressure that cracks the eggshell, according to the zoo.READ MORE: Giant Asteroid To Safely Zoom By Earth On TuesdayCitizen Scientists Discover Giant Jupiter-Like Planet
“Rita” laid her second egg several days later.
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The eggs are expected to hatch in time for New Year’s Day or so.