Oldest Dinosaur ‘Nursery’ Discovered

Oldest Dinosaur ‘Nursery’ Discovered

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Tiny prints from baby dinosaurs dot the oldest dinosaur nesting site found to date, a 190-million-year-old nursery in South Africa, researchers said.

The hatchery and the baby footprints around it are significant clues about the evolution of complex family behaviors in early dinosaurs, providing the oldest-known evidence that dinosaur hatchlings remained at nests long enough to at least double in size.

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