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Cracking find! Fossilised dinosaur eggs unearthed at construction site in Wuning04:38

Cracking find! Fossilised dinosaur eggs unearthed at construction site in Wuning

China, Nanchang
October 26, 2022 at 22:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

Three fossilised dinosaur eggs, thought to be tens of millions of years old, were found by accident at a building site in Wuning county earlier this month, as seen in footage filmed on Monday.

"The workers at a construction site found the rock with some suspected eggs when they used an excavator to remove rocks and soil," said Luoyang Tang, Deputy Head of Wuning Museum. "This is the first time to discover fossil dinosaur eggs in Wuning County."

The facility called in an expert who confirmed the discovery and dated the eggs at between 80-90 million years old.

"We’ve never found eggs in the north of Jiangxi. The discovery has filled up the blank in geological structure research here," explained the museum chief.

The fossils will go on display at the institute after further research has been carried out on them.

Cracking find! Fossilised dinosaur eggs unearthed at construction site in Wuning04:38
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Three fossilised dinosaur eggs, thought to be tens of millions of years old, were found by accident at a building site in Wuning county earlier this month, as seen in footage filmed on Monday.

"The workers at a construction site found the rock with some suspected eggs when they used an excavator to remove rocks and soil," said Luoyang Tang, Deputy Head of Wuning Museum. "This is the first time to discover fossil dinosaur eggs in Wuning County."

The facility called in an expert who confirmed the discovery and dated the eggs at between 80-90 million years old.

"We’ve never found eggs in the north of Jiangxi. The discovery has filled up the blank in geological structure research here," explained the museum chief.

The fossils will go on display at the institute after further research has been carried out on them.