Rare 256 Dinosaur Eggs Found in India

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Paleontologists discovered 92 nests and 256 dinosaur eggs in central India. The fossil is said to be a colony of titanosaurs or giant plant-eating dinosaurs.

The egg is about the size of a bowling ball, and comes from a dinosaur habitat 66 million years ago.

Every one nest, there are 1 to 20 eggs and the location of the nests is looking close to each other.

Guntupalli Prasad from the University of Delhi revealed that the titanosaur had a very large size.

Nest eggs that are close to each other do not allow them to visit.

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“The reason is because they’re likely to step on it,” Guntupalli said.

According to Guntupalli, the discovery of dinosaur egg fossils is relatively rare.

Because, in order to survive and become a fossil egg, it requires certain conditions.

Because they were in such good condition, many of the dinosaur eggs could be examined.

The research results concluded that the method of laying eggs had the same characteristics as crocodiles and birds.

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However, the pattern of making and storing their nest eggs is almost similar to that of crocodiles.

Researchers believe the egg incubation process uses solar radiation and geothermal heat.

Unlike crocodiles and birds, the titanosaur likely did not incubate eggs in its nest.

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