Dubai Aquarium expecting 59 new croc babies

Dubai's aquarium.

Dubai's aquarium. Image by Scott Edmunds / CC BY 2.0

The two giant Australian crocodiles, King and Queen Croc, who live at Dubai Aquarium, are expecting a new litter. Queen Croc, who is 80 years old, has laid 59 eggs, surprising experts who did not expect the couple to breed because of their advanced years. The eggs have been placed in an incubator and many are expected to hatch after an 80-day incubation period. The crocodile couple were brought to Dubai  from Queensland, Australia last summer. Read more:

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