An artist’s depiction shows Chinese scientists’ view of late Cretaceous oviraptorosaurs, hadrosaurs, and tyrannosaurs living in central China. Image: Chuang Zhao.
An artist’s depiction shows Chinese scientists’ view of late Cretaceous oviraptorosaurs, hadrosaurs, and tyrannosaurs living in central China. Image: Chuang Zhao.
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Ancient eggshells show dinosaurs already dying out before asteroid strike, Chinese scientists say

  • Team finds only three species of dinosaur eggs in rock layers from the last 2 million years of Cretaceous period, showing clear drop in biodiversity
  • Volcanic eruptions in India or an asteroid strike in Mexico may have ended their reign but had dinosaurs previously lost ability to adapt to environment?

An artist’s depiction shows Chinese scientists’ view of late Cretaceous oviraptorosaurs, hadrosaurs, and tyrannosaurs living in central China. Image: Chuang Zhao.
An artist’s depiction shows Chinese scientists’ view of late Cretaceous oviraptorosaurs, hadrosaurs, and tyrannosaurs living in central China. Image: Chuang Zhao.
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