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The Advanced Dinosaur Egg Guide Please share this with those who have egg questions. When possible, technical terms were avoided or defined. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, but it is always important to do your own research. This guide is merely a snapshot of information taken from many scientific publications. I am not an expert on eggs, rather I just love sharing what little I have learned over the years, what science has learned over the years. For an overview on how to spot a fossilized dinosaur egg and the sizes of eggs, see the basic guide:
CBchiefski posted a topic in Fossil IDThe Basic Dinosaur Egg Guide Many people often mistake a concretion for an egg, to help clarify what is a concretion, and what is a real egg, here is a guide. A quick overview with examples: How to spot a concretion: How are they different from eggs? A concretion is a rather common rock made of tightly compressed minerals. Typically, concretions are a smooth sphere or oval with little to no surface texture or just a few bumps. Often nearly a perfect sphere, sometimes more of an oval. In a concretion, there
Boesse posted a topic in Partners in Paleontology - Member Contributions to ScienceHey all, I'm posting this in acknowledgment of Christopher Pirrone's donation - he is @oreodont but I'm not sure he posts here that much any more. Chris was generous enough to mail this specimen to NZ in 2014 while I was doing my Ph.D. so I could prepare and study it. I molded and casted the specimen for him. Sea otter fossils are as rare as hen's teeth. Enhydra sp. Merced Formation, middle Pleistocene (670-620 Ka) San Francisco, California, USA. Donated to University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, CA. This specimen was collected from a well-dated