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Baby alligator hatches 'Jurassic Park' style at Australian Reptile Park

Life, ah, finds a way.

By Ben Hooper
Baby alligator hatches 'Jurassic Park' style at Australian Reptile Park
A baby alligator hatches at the Australian Reptile Park in Somersby. Screenshot: Tim Faulkner/Facebook video

SOMERSBY, Australia, March 14 (UPI) -- The head of the Australian Reptile Park shared video of a baby alligator hatching from its egg in a style reminiscent of "a scene from Jurassic Park."

Tim Faulkner, general manager of the Australian Reptile Park, posted a video to Facebook showing the alligator emerging from its egg and taking its first steps on slime-covered legs.

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The newborn alligator makes its first vocalizations before it is even visible through the cracked shell.

"Baby alligators hatching -- looks like a scene from Jurassic Park!!!" Faulkner wrote.

Baby alligators hatching - looks like a scene from Jurassic Park!!!

Posted by Tim Faulkner on Thursday, March 10, 2016

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