Chinese workers found dinosaur eggs age of 130 million years
During the construction of the school in the Chinese province of Jiangxi workers found the oval stones, which turned out to be fossilized dinosaur eggs. Their age, scientists estimated 130 million years. About it reports International Business Times.
The builders found on the site of the strange “stones oval” and addressed to the experts. The construction was suspended, and the eggs were sent to the Museum. Only managed to find 30 eggs.
The place where was discovered the clutch once, scientists believe, was the lake shore and well suited for the construction of the nest. Although the species of dinosaur, which belonged to the eggs has not yet been determined, the shape and size they resemble the eggs of the oviraptor dinosaur, which reaches two meters in height, moving on two legs and fed on plants, lizards and snakes.
“We are often confronted with hyperbole in paleontology, but it is really important. This science is just beginning to develop, new data can change things”, — commented on the opening of a researcher from the University of London Queen Mary, David hon.