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Dinosaur Eggs Found in Madhya Pradesh

  • 12 Feb 2022
  • 1 min read

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  • Recently, fossils related to dinosaur eggs have been found in the forest of Varla tehsil of Sendhwa block of Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh.

Key Points

  • After examining 10 oval rocks found in the forest of Barwani, archeologist Dr. DP Pandey said that these are dinosaur eggs, which can be 60 lakh to 10 million years old.
  • The largest of these eggs weighs about 40 kg, while the others are up to 25 kg. Out of these, 3 eggs will be kept in the museum located in Indore.
  • Dinosaur fossils were also found in Dhar district in 2007, which have been kept in the Fossil Park in Mandu.
  • It is noteworthy that Ghughuwa Fossil Park is a national park located near Shahpura in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh, in which fossils of plants of 31 genera of 18 zoological families have been found.
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