Photograph courtesy Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar, Mongolian Academy of Sciences
A nest full of fossilized dinosaur bbies has been discovered in Mongolia, and the find has paleontologists reexamining styles of parental care among the ancient reptiles.
The approximately 75-million-year-old nest shows 15 juvenile members of Protoceratops andewsi--a realtive of Triceratops--entombed in ancient sand dune deposits. The nest was recently discovered by Mongolian paleontologist Pagmin Narmandakh in the region's Djadokhta formation.
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Source: National Geographic