Category: South America

Shell Of A Find: Scientists Find Massive Haul Of 80-Million-Year-Old Titanosaur Eggs

By Joseph Golder Scientists found about 20 large 80-million-year-old dinosaur eggs when they unearthed a titanosaur nesting site in Brazil. The dinosaur egg nest, which dates back to the Cretaceous period, approximately 145 to 66 million years ago, was discovered in an abandoned limestone mine in the rural area of Ponte Alta, in the southeastern

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Prehistoric Giant Sloths Had Chain-Mail Armor Of Bone Mesh To Stop Predators

By Joseph Golder Prehistoric giant sloths had armor like chain-mail, made of a bone mesh embedded in their skin to stop predators from sinking their teeth and claws into them, according to new research. Experts at the Paleontological Museum of San Pedro said the surprising find took place as they were conducting a “routine survey”

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