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Post by Rokcet Scientist » Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:54 pm

Fossil female pterosaur found with preserved egg

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It was the males which carried a crest, the latest research published in Science magazine suggests

For fossil hunters, it represents one of those breakthrough moments. A pterosaur has been found in China beautifully preserved with an egg. The egg indicates this ancient flying reptile was a female, and that realisation has allowed researchers to sex these creatures for the first time.

Writing in Science magazine, the palaeontologists make some broad statements about gender differences in pterosaurs, including the observation that only males sported a head-crest. [...]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12242596

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