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Dozens Of 130 Million-Year-old Preserved Dinosaur Eggs Found in China

A perfectly preserved nest of dinosaur eggs has been found in China.

GANZHOU, NNC - A perfectly preserved nest of dinosaur eggs has been found in China. Thirty fossil eggs discovered by construction workers on Christmas Day in Ganzhou city, known in China as the 'city where dinosaurs were born ', according to local government media.

Reported from the Daily Mail, Friday (12/29/2017), archaeologists said the dozens of eggs are about 130 million years old.

The giant eggs were discovered on December 25 in Dayu Ganzhou County under the construction of a secondary school. The workers then saw a group of oval-shaped rocks on the ground and as they broke ground with explosives, a number of black debris measuring 2mm thick were found lodged between oval stones.

Workers suspect the oval stones are dinosaur eggs, then reported their findings to the police. Police closed the site and informed staffs of the city's museum.

According to experts from the Dayu County Museum, these eggs are dinosaur egg fossils and they are from the Cretaceous age, the last period of the dinosaur era, China News reported.

The fossilized eggs are kept in the museum for further research.