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Contact: Katherine Unger Baillie
University of Pennsylvania

Fossil Babysitter?

Caption: A rock slab dating to the Cretaceous contains the remains of 24 very young psittacosaurs and an older individual. The close association of all of the fossils could mean that this was a dinosaur nest overseen by an older 'babysitter.'

Credit: University of Pennsylvania

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