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5-kilogram dinosaur eggs discovered schoolgirl from Ulyanovsk

February 8 2006
15:29

In Veshkaymsky district of the Ulyanovsk region revealed rounded fossils, which are probably the eggs of prehistoric reptiles.

Nikolay Mihaylov, local paleontologist, professor of Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University, said that a student graduating class Olesya Ivankina Kargin from the village, passing by Mukhina sand quarry, saw the rounded fossils.

"Some of them were split, inside they had something resembling a dinosaur embryos, which saw a girl in the encyclopedia. Fossils weigh five pounds each," - said Mikhailov.

Paleontologist suggests that the resulting clutch of four eggs, most likely belongs to the dinosaur of the Jurassic period of the Mesozoic era, but it is possible that these eggs are just giant clams. Reports Interfax


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