Oldest dinosaur bonebed reveals embryo development

An International team led by UTM Professor Robert Reisz is able to study dinosaur development. Work in a 190 million year old bone bed in China sheds light on how dinosaurs developed within their eggs.

Dinosaur egg

Semitransparent flesh reconstruction of embryonic dinosaur inside egg, with skeleton (artwork by D. Mazierski)

This work is published in Nature (April 11). See a featured article in U of T news April 10