Do snake eggs grow in size before they hatch?

  1. Kevin Peter profile image73
    Kevin Peterposted 4 years ago

    Do snake eggs grow in size before they hatch?

    I have read some where about snake eggs  getting larger in size.Is it true? If yes,Why does it happen?

  2. Shaddie profile image91
    Shaddieposted 2 years ago

    Yes, snake eggs do stretch and grow somewhat as the babies form inside them. Depending on species, some snake eggs can grow about 1/3 larger than their original size as the baby matures. That's why snake eggs are soft and described as being "leathery" rather than being hard like a bird egg.

 
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