The moment a 'baby dragon' hatched
The first of the so-called "baby dragons" has arrived.
These eggs were laid four months ago by a strange salamander in a Slovenian cave - and on 30 May, the first one hatched.
Ghostly pale and totally sightless, the olm - also called the proteus - can live to 100 and only reproduces every 5-10 years.
This clutch of eggs appeared in an aquarium in Postojna Cave, a tourist destination where the creatures have lived for millennia.
Read the full story: First two Slovenian 'dragon eggs' hatch
02 Jun 2016
- From the section Science & Environment