Jackpot of fossilized pterosaur eggs unearthed in China

The find far outstrips previous discoveries of the flying reptile’s offspring

Hamipterus tianshanensis

PTEROSAUR TROVE  A bone bed in northwestern China with a rare collection of fossils of Hamipterus tianshanensis offers a glimpse into the early development of this pterosaur (illustrated) that lived during the Cretaceous Period.


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