Charlotte the stingray: Ultrasound released, drink created in her honor as fans await birth

Charlotte the stingray: Ultrasound released, drink created in her honor as fans await birth

Charlotte the Stingray's Pregnancy

Charlotte the Stingray's Pregnancy

Fans of Charlotte the stingray are patiently waiting for her to give birth to her pups. The stingray has captured hearts all around the world since news of her mysterious pregnancy was announced.

The Aquarium and Shark Lab by Team ECCO in Hendersonville, North Carolina revealed back in February that Charlotte, its female stingray, was able to get pregnant without a male mate.

Charlotte is reportedly past her due date and was supposed to have given birth two weeks ago.

Updates on Charlotte's Pregnancy

  • Ultrasound: In an Instagram post on March 9, Team ECCO shared Charlotte's ultrasound and provided updates.
  • Unique Situation: Charlotte's pregnancy is a unique case of parthenogenesis, with no set precedent on its duration.
  • Sharing Data: Team ECCO plans to share data related to Charlotte's pregnancy with scientists worldwide.

Preparations for Birth

Team ECCO is preparing for Charlotte to give birth soon and has already made a home for their arrival.

The offspring will be separated into a nursery tank for careful observation by aquarium staff.

Social Media Updates

Fans closely following Team ECCO's updates on Charlotte are keeping their social media followers updated as well.

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