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Huge haul of rare pterosaur eggs excites palaeontologists

Embryos found in some fossil eggs suggest that hatchlings struggled to fly.
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Hundreds of fossilized pterosaur eggs, some with embryos, found in China

History / Ancient History : The History Blog

Archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of fossilized pterosaur eggs in northwestern China. The number is unprecedented — 215 eggs — but even more significant from a paleontological perspective is the discovery of 16 unsquashed, stil...

Hundreds Of Eggs From Ancient Flying Reptile Are Found In China

News : The Two-Way

The fossilized pterosaur eggs and embryos shed light on the Lower Cretaceous creature's development and nesting habits. The cache was found where the reptile was once abundant, dubbed Pterosaur Eden.

Pterosaur hatchlings needed their parents, trove of eggs reveals

Arts : Artdaily

The largest collection of fossilized pterosaur eggs ever found has shown that pterosaurs, the airborne cousins of dinosaurs, could not fly right away and needed care from their parents, researchers said Thursday. Pterosaurs were rep...

Amateur Palaeontologist Claims "World's First Pterosaur Embryo"

Biology / Paleontology : Everything Dinosaur

CT Scan reveals Prehistoric Animal Embryos in Fossilised Eggs Amateur palaeontologist and dinosaur enthusiast Dr. Neal Naranjo was given quite a surprise when he had part of his extensive fossil...

Pterosaurs: record haul of egg fossils from ancient flying reptile found in China

Academics / Biology : The Guardian: Biology

Scientists unearth 215 eggs with preserved embryos of the fish-eating Hamipterus tianshanensis, providing fresh understanding of dinosaur’s cousin A discovery in northwestern China of hundreds of fossilized pterosaur eggs is providi...


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