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Re: Dino Eggs
> eggs the store had were (so they claimed) from a Hadrosaur, Velociraptor
> and a T-Rex.
> My question is how do they know which egg is which. I
> know that embyro fossils have been found but aren't they rare?
Yes they are rare and no they don't know which dinosaur laid which
egg. I think they were just guessing.....perhaps even an 'educated'
guess, but unless they find the embryonic remains of a dinosaur
insude an egg, and that the remains are diagnostic, thenthey cannot
say which egg was laid by which animal..
There is no T. rex egg known...the one that is supposed to be T. rex
is probably something quite different....perhaps even a segnosaur of
some sort... the hadrosaur eggs were once thought to be sauropod, but
there is still a lot of discussion over that as no remains have been
identifiable from within the eggs yet... as for Velociraptor
eggs....never heard of them... I know that there are definitely some
segnosaur eggs and an oviraptor egg that have been positively
identified, but that is about it....(off the top of my head).