Bald eagle eggs at Big Bear Lake may never hatch, experts say

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Experts say the normal incubation period for bald eagle eggs is between 35 and 38 days.

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Experts say two bald eagle eggs at Big Bear Lake have passed their normal incubation time and may never hatch.

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported the eggs in a nest at Big Bear Lake have been seen daily on streaming video from a camera positioned at the nest.

The U.S. Forest Service says the eggs most likely contain dead offspring, although they are still being attended by their parents, Jackie and Shadow.

A San Bernardino National Forest official says bald eagle eggs hatch in about 35 to 38 days, but the Big Bear eggs were laid more than 40 days ago.

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