Zebra Shark Babies Are Born! | TheDeepHull

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Shared August 19, 2019

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! We have more Zebra shark babies!

These 2 eggs hatched recently from our female Zebra shark in the Endless Ocean exhibit. They were closely monitored in our breeding area until they were ready to hatch, when our team stepped in to gie them some assistance.

To check for activity, the eggs are candled to see what position the little ones are in before breaking through the leathery case. They are now being looked after by our husbandry team.
This species is Endangered so it's very important that we consult with the studbook keeper to see how they can contribute to the European breeding programme. We will keep you updated on their progress!