A San Diego Zoo first — West African dwarf crocodiles hatch

A San Diego Zoo first — West African dwarf crocodiles hatch

In a first of its kind, West African dwarf crocodiles began hatching Monday at the San Diego Zoo’s Reptile House.

Out of 20 eggs, three hatched by themselves Monday morning, and Zoo staff assisted a fourth that was having trouble hatching. The mother is Yendi, an 11-year-old female, and the father...