Some dinosaurs had exquisite eggs with colours, spots, speckles

An illustration of a hatching Deinonychus chick from a blue egg with brown spots is pictured in this handout image provided November 1, 2018. Jasmina Wiemann/Yale Univeristy/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some dinosaurs laid coloured, speckled and spotted eggs boasting exquisite hues of blue and brown, scientists said on Thursday, in a discovery that scrambles the notion that such exceptional traits originated with birds. An analysis of 12 fossilized dinosaur eggshells from Europe, Asia, North America and South America detected the same two […]

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