National Geographic : 2007 Nov
Y0UR SH0T ngm.com/yourshot Mike Guzman New York, New York It took four days for a snake to emerge from his pet green tree python's clutch of eggs. Mike Guzman, 29, was waiting. "Babies occasionally stick out their heads and then retreat into the egg. I was lucky to photograph this one before she slid back in." Jonathan Nehring Berlin, Connecticut First the nest set low in an evergreen caught Jonathan Nehring's eye. Then, he says, "I checked back often to see when the egg would hatch." Once it did, Nehring,18, got this shot just after the mother bird had flown to find food.