Scientists Find Reptile Eggs 120M Years Old
Believed to come from a pterosaur in what is now China
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Posted Jun 7, 2014 9:12 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Scientists in China have found five well-preserved reptile eggs still intact more than 100 million years after they were laid. It's believed they belong to the ancient pterosaur—a reptile that roamed the Earth more than 120 million years ago during the Cretaceous period. Until now, scientists had found only four pterosaur eggs—all of which had flattened during fossilization. Besides the eggs, scientists also found bones from about 40 adult pterosaurs in the same area.

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1DERFUL
Jun 11, 2014 12:09 PM CDT
Hillary! Oh Hillary! They finally found your eggs!
TwoSheds
Jun 8, 2014 5:33 AM CDT
All I saw was what appeared to be an overly dramatic college intern reading information from some web pages. They didn't even give credit to the researchers who presented the data; they just call them "scientists".
HieronymusEponymous
Jun 8, 2014 5:23 AM CDT
Why all the snarky pessimists? You're not clever, only dimwitted.