Yummy Dinosaur Eggs

Dozens of dinosaur eggs discovered by construction workers in Chinese city

Another article from CNN.  Unfortunately you cannot have them sunny-side up or scrambled, only as in when they are displayed in a museum.  Visit their site to see a short video and more pictures.

Hong Kong (CNN)The Chinese city that boasts the largest number of dinosaur eggs in the world has added a new batch to its impressive collection.

Construction workers unearthed 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs during road repair work in Heyuan city in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Sunday, officials said.

The city, which calls itself the “Home of Dinosaurs,” won a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest collection of dinosaur eggs at its museum in 2004.

A crowd gathered around the site along a main road where the fossils were discovered in Heyuan city.
A crowd gathered around the site along a main road where the fossils were discovered in Heyuan city.

Huang Zhiqing, deputy director of the Heyuan Museum, told CNN that it was the first time the fossils have been discovered in the bustling city center.

Major road repair work was halted as a team of researchers and construction workers jumped down into a ditch to dig out the fossils.

Eggs as wide as 5 inches

Nineteen of the eggs are completely intact, with the largest measuring as much as 13 centimeters (5 inches) in diameter, Huang said.

Researchers said they will continue to examine the fossils to determine which dinosaur species they belong to.

Most of the eggs in the museum’s existing collection belong to oviraptorid and duck-billed dinosaurs, which roamed the earth 89 million years ago.

Nearly 17,000 dinosaur eggs have been uncovered in the city since the first group of fossils was found in 1996 by children playing at a construction site, the China’s official news agency Xinhua reported.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/21/asia/china-dinosaur-eggs-found/index.html

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I began writing Elle's Adventure in China (EACh) in June 2014 as a fun summer project, but as obstacles kept interfering with my plans, I forked and forked more options. I took writing this novel much more seriously in mid-July, and want to have it officially published someday in my lifetime. As many artists put their hearts into their projects, so do I. I did not start out liking to read, but a professor suggested a book for me for homework a few years ago, and it was an amazing book. Since then, I read for pleasure, and I hope my novel, Elle's Adventure in China, does the same for as many of you as possible. The same thing goes to writing. I did not like to write until I took a course where the professor and papers made me love to write. I hope every one of you find what makes you happy and dedicated to work. In May 2015, I started my other blog, Read and Write Here (R&WH), as a place to post other things that aren't China- and Chinese culture-related and not EACh. I share some of my memories and experiences from student teaching, irregular participation in Daily Prompts, etc. I'd like to have regular people and bloggers to write book reviews and post it on R&WH someday. Keep reading and writing!

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