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News Story Source: https://www.dailystar.co, By Rachel O’Donoghue
The construction workers were reportedly preparing to dig up the site of a school in the southeast Chinese province of Jiangxi when they made the stunning find.
The hoard consists of 20 oval-shaped eggs made of 2mm-thick black shell, which experts say date back to at least the Cretaceous period.
According to local reports, the building site was immediately shut down while scientists recovered the eggs.
Photos taken show they appear to be intact – although further examinations have yet to be made.
It means the region in China which they were found was once home to at least 20 separate species of dinosaur.
Previous discoveries of perfectly-preserved eggs like these have raised hopes of bringing the prehistoric beasts back to life – in something reminiscent of the blockbuster Jurassic Park films.
Just weeks ago, a 99 million-year-old tick holding onto a feather of a dinosaur was found – something that indicates the parasite fed on the blood of
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