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Scientists find perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo preparing to hatch like a bird

At least 66m-year-old fossil discovered in southern China reveals posture previously unseen in dinosaurs

Scientists have announced the discovery of an exquisitely preserved dinosaur embryo from at least 66m years ago that was preparing to hatch from its egg just like a chicken.

The fossil was discovered in Ganzhou, southern China and belonged to a toothless theropod dinosaur, or oviraptorosaur, which the researchers dubbed “Baby Yingliang”.

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