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Re: Bolivian dinosaur eggs
> Reuters is reporting the find of two (possibly) dinosaur eggs in southern
> Bolivia, which date from about 68 million years ago.
> ``They were found in green limestone and there may be more in other
> layers,'' according to Swiss paleontologist Christian Mayer.
> " 'Of the eggs we found, one measures 25 cm (10 inches) and the other,
> from a flying reptile, is big and measures 40 cm (16 inches)' Mayer said."
This would equate to an average 5" dia. for the pterosaur egg. Qn is the
pterosaur I know of, with a shoulder to hip length of about 37" and a shoulder
width about 22". Relatively speaking, this sounds like an awfully big egg to
me. I'd love to find out more. If anyone has additional info, please let me
> "The fossil field, peppered with tracks from dozens of species, could be
> one of the largest in the world, Mayer said. Some of the tracks indicate
> beasts measuring up to 1,100 feet (350 meters) long, the longest yet
> known, he said."
Surely they meant the longest trackway yet known (what is the length of the
current record holder in trackway lengths?).It sounds to me like a reporter
reprocessed this info after getting it from Mayer.