Record-Breaking Fossil Haul Delivers Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs

The eggs are well-preserved and can show how the winged reptiles bred.

Paleontologists working in northwestern China found hundreds of ancient eggs laid by pterosaurs, a flying reptile that lived among the dinosaurs. This is the first time in the world that a discovery like this has been made. The eggs contain some of the most detailed pterosaur embryos ever found, which means they will be able to learn about how the winged beasts bred and how the young pterosaurs might have behaved.

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