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Wasps in rotting dino eggs
Wasps may have once roosted within rotting dinosaur eggs, an idea
suggested by the discovery of exceptionally well-preserved fossils of
Scientists were recently investigating several roughly 70-million-year-old
titanosaur eggs found in the Patagonia region of Argentina.
Within one of the broken fossil eggs from Argentina, researchers found
eight tiny, sausage-shaped structures about an inch (two to three
centimeters) long and nearly a half-inch (just over a centimeter) wide.
The strange structures appear to be fossilized insect cocoons that are
similar in size and shape to cocoons belonging to a number of modern wasp