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SA dinosaur embryos the oldest in the world

July 29, 2005

Johannesburg, South Africa - Two dinosaur embryos discovered in the Free State in the 1970s have been identified as the world's oldest "rotten eggs".

Dr Michael Raath: "The embryos are also the oldest known for any terrestrial vertebrate and thus the oldest embryos in an amniote egg known from anywhere in the world."

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