First 3D Flying Reptile Eggs Discovered in China

June 5, 2014 4:14 PM

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First 3D Flying Reptile Eggs Discovered in China

The first three-dimensionally preserved eggs of ancient winged reptiles that lived more than 100 million years ago have been unearthed in China.

Five intact eggs were found, along with dozens or more adult fossils, of a new type of pterosaur, a group of prehistoric winged reptiles that dominated the skies during the time of dinosaurs. These creatures included some of the largest flying animals that ever existed.

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