Crocodile Juliet lays 52 eggs at Karamjal
BAGERHAT, June 1: Crocodile Juliet laid 52 eggs at Karamjal Wildlife Breeding Centre in Chandpai Range of the East Sundarbans on Friday morning.
Karamjal Wildlife Breeding and Tourism Centre in-Charge Azad Kabir said Juliet laid 52 eggs on the bank of a pond of the breeding centre in the morning.
Of the eggs, 14 were kept in Juliet's own cage, while 26 in the old incubator and 12 in a new incubator, said Kabir.
The Karamjal Wildlife Breeding Centre began its journey in 2000 in a bid to protect crocodiles.
A total of 292 crocodile brood were born in Karamjal at different times.