Pterosaur

Fossil Egg Finds Yield Clues to How Pterosaurs Lived

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: December 2, 2004   View Article

The discoveries of two fossilized eggs from the ancient flying reptiles known as pterosaurs were announced Wednesday. The finds raise to three the number of known pterosaur eggs—the one other known egg was only announced last summer.

Until very recently, scientists wondered if the reptiles that filled the skies in the age of the dinosaurs laid eggs or gave birth to live young like mammals do.

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