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Pregnant lizard fossil found
A 120-million-year-old fossil is the oldest pregnant lizard ever
discovered, according to scientists.
The fossil, found in China, is a very complete 30cm (12in) lizard with
more than a dozen embryos in its body.
Researchers from University College London, who studied the fossil, say it
was just days from giving birth when it died and was buried during the
The team reports the findings in the journal Naturwissenschaften.