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Re: Thin egg shells
RE>Thin egg shells
>From the Desk of Chrysalis
> 2mm thick shells on a 16 inch long egg are not very sturdy.
> I wonder how well such shell thicknesses would stand up to
>body incubation weight??
Is it possible that the eggs were leathery like some lizard/snake eggs and
fossilization calcified (or otherwise hardened) the shell pieces?
Considering the egg size to thickness, how does this compare with say an
egg? Are the ratios of overall size to shell thickness similar? Emu or Moa
Just an amatuer amazed by such thin shells on such a huge egg.