DINOSAUR DEATH PITS FROM THE JURASSIC OF CHINA

@inproceedings{Eberth2010DINOSAURDP,
  title={DINOSAUR DEATH PITS FROM THE JURASSIC OF CHINA},
  author={D. Eberth and Xu Xing and J. Clark},
  year={2010}
}
  • D. Eberth, Xu Xing, J. Clark
  • Published 2010
  • Geology
  • Abstract Three newly discovered bonebeds from the Shishugou Formation of Xinjiang, China, are unusual in preserving vertically stacked and articulated to associated skeletons of at least 18 small, non-avian theropod dinosaurs in pits that are 1–2 m deep. The pits host a soft sediment-deformed mixture of alluvial and volcanic mudstone and sandstone. There is no evidence that the pits were discrete depressions in the topography that filled through time. Rather, they appear to have been highly… CONTINUE READING
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