The first 'baby dragon' from a batch of more than 60 eggs has hatched in the Postojnska caves in Slovenia. Experts have been closely monitoring the ancient olms - a type of rare cave salamander - in an aquarium since the eggs were laid four months ago. Biologists have managed to snap a fleeting glance of the animal in silhouette (pictured)

The first ‘baby dragon’ from a batch of more than 60 eggs has hatched in the Postojnska caves in Slovenia. Experts have been closely monitoring the ancient olms – a type of rare cave salamander – in an aquarium since the eggs were laid four months ago. Biologists have managed to snap a fleeting glance of the animal in silhouette (pictured)