Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Mating

Males grab females with their front legs and ride to shore. The females bury in the sand and release eggs while the males release sperm.


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FWC Facts:
Wood stork nestlings are fully feathered and capable of short flights at about 7-8 weeks of age but are not independent of their parents until they are 9-10 weeks old.

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