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How Big Are Dinosaur Eggs? The Surprising Sizes of Key Species!

If you’ve read many articles on this website, you’ll know that dinosaurs come in various shapes and sizes and that non-avian dinosaurs (like sauropods and hadrosaurs) laid eggs. That may make you curious about the size of eggs that dinosaurs could lay. For instance, how big were dinosaur eggs on average? Dinosaur eggs are about …

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Dinosaur Eggs with Embryos Still Inside – The Surprising Discoveries

Dinosaur eggs can give us a fascinating glimpse into what certain species were like in juvenile stages. Sometimes, paleontologists will get lucky and find a dinosaur egg with an embryo still inside. What can we learn from these discoveries? The existence of dinosaur eggs with embryos still inside indicates that perhaps not all dinosaurs hatched …

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How Deep Are Dinosaur Fossils Found? The Surprising Depths

When paleontologists recover dinosaur fossils, it’s usually with tools such as a brush, a chisel, a knife, and a probe. You know that fossils aren’t usually an inch or two deep into the sediment, but precisely how deep are they? The depth of fossils varies depending on how deep in a rock formation the fossils …

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Have Dinosaur Fossils Been Found on Every Continent?

According to Scientific American, as of 2021, almost 11,000 unique dinosaur fossils have been uncovered. That’s 11,000 out of possibly millions, maybe even billions or trillions. It’s hard to say. Given the wide range of fossils, are there any continents in which dinosaur fossils have not been found? Dinosaurs lived across all continents, and thus fossils …

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Can Radiocarbon Dating Be Used to Determine the Age of Dinosaur Fossils?

Have you ever wondered how scientists and other experts determine the age of something that existed millions upon millions of years ago, long before people roamed the earth? It’s through radiocarbon dating! Is this method of age identification viable for dinosaur specimens as well? Radiocarbon dating like carbon-14 does not work on dinosaur fossils, and …

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Are Dinosaur Fossils Radioactive? What We Know About It 

You’ve heard many rumors about dinosaur fossils, but the one that caught your attention is that the bones might be radioactive. Is it true? Are dinosaur fossils really radioactive? In some instances, dinosaur fossils are radioactive. Where the fossils come from plays a big role in their radioactivity. Even if some fossils are radioactive, it’s …

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Are Dinosaur Fossils Still Being Found? Plus New Tech Used to Analyze Fossils

Imagine waiting to see if a fossil expedition turns up new fossil discoveries. The team of scientists makes calculated guesses where new fossils can be found. What are the chances a new dinosaur skeleton will be found? Even more important, how will they analyze the fossils that are recovered? It makes me wonder, are dinosaur …

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Dinosaur Egg Fossils- 23 Things To Know About Them

Over the last few years, some amazing discoveries about dinosaur egg fossils have helped scientists solve a few mysteries about dinosaurs. Some theories have been confirmed, while others have changed. Here are 23 things to know about those amazing dinosaur eggs. #1 Are There Real Dinosaur Eggs? Yes, there are real dinosaur egg fossils. Paleontologists …

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How Much Would A Real Dinosaur Egg Be Worth in 2022?

UPDATED for 2022– This article was originally published on August 3rd, 2019. Updated now on January 15th, 2022. I have added new information on the how to determine if your dinosaur egg is real and improved the Table of comparisons. Additionally, I’ve added valuable external source links, and added six new pictures of real dinosaur eggs. Enjoy!-Author & Editor, Michael …

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How Do Paleontologists Know Where to Dig for Fossils?

When a paleontologist discovers a dinosaur fossil, it’s an incredibly thrilling moment. Now we have the chance to learn even more about the creatures that roamed the earth millions of years ago. Scientists can discover vertebrate fossils as a standalone fossil, or if they are lucky, fossils can be found together in fossil beds. Once …

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