Dinosaur Growth Spurt.
By studying fossilized embryonic femur bones at different stages of development, scientists can learn how Lufengosaurus grew up to be a giant.
Nearly 200 million years ago, some of the earliest dinosaurs on Earth laid their eggs in modern Yunnan Province in southern China, only to have one nest after another destroyed by floods. Today, the remains of those lost eggs—and the embryonic dinosaurs that they contained—are helping scientists understand how their relatives grew up to be giants…
(read more: Science NOW)
(Credit: D. Mazierski; Debivort; D. Mazierski and D. Scott From Photos by A. Le Blanc)

Dinosaur Growth Spurt.

By studying fossilized embryonic femur bones at different stages of development, scientists can learn how Lufengosaurus grew up to be a giant.

Nearly 200 million years ago, some of the earliest dinosaurs on Earth laid their eggs in modern Yunnan Province in southern China, only to have one nest after another destroyed by floods. Today, the remains of those lost eggs—and the embryonic dinosaurs that they contained—are helping scientists understand how their relatives grew up to be giants…

(read more: Science NOW)

(Credit: D. Mazierski; Debivort; D. Mazierski and D. Scott From Photos by A. Le Blanc)

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