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PALEONEWS: Possible vegetarian dinosaur nests found in Argentina



Possible vegetarian dinosaur nests found in Argentina

http://www.cnn.com/2000/NATURE/04/04/vegetarian.dinosaur.reut/index.html
excerpt:
 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) -- Paleontologists in Argentina's
Patagonian hinterland said on Monday they had found what they believed
were the first nests of plant-eating dinosaurs ever discovered. 

The researchers in Argentina's Neuquen province found depressions
holding 15 to 35 eggs each, with the eggs appearing to rest in baskets
of clay, paleontologist Rodolfo Coria, one of the leaders of the dig,
told Reuters. 
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"If the results of the investigations indicate that they are nests, they
would be the first nests of  sauropods known to the world," said Coria. 

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