A possible egg of the dromaeosaur Deinonychus antirrhopus: phylogenetic and biological implications

@inproceedings{GrelletTinner2006APE,
  title={A possible egg of the dromaeosaur Deinonychus antirrhopus: phylogenetic and biological implications},
  author={Gerald Grellet-Tinner and Peter Makovick{\'y}},
  year={2006}
}
A unique find of a partial egg in contact with articulated gastralia from a known specimen of the dromaeosaurid Deinonychus antirrhopus (AMNH 3015) is described. Much of the original taphonomic context of the specimen was lost during the 1931 excavation and preparation, but enough information is preserved to provide strong evidence for a parental association between the adult skeleton and egg. The articulated nature of the gastralia suggests that the adult skeleton was at least partially… CONTINUE READING

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