Find supports dinosaur evolved into birds theory
Posted: Monday, May 2, 2005
By Judy Monchuk, cnews.canoe.ca
CALGARY (CP) - Two eggs with shells found inside the fossilized pelvis of a female dinosaur could provide an important clue to solving the question of whether dinosaurs evolved into birds.
The potato-sized eggs, discovered in southeastern China, are the first conclusive evidence of shifting biology in dinosaur reproduction, says University of Calgary paleontologist Darla Zelenitsky, whose work focuses on dinosaur reproduction.
The eggs were identified by scientists with the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. The findings are detailed in the April 15 issue of Science magazine.
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