Video: Fossilized dinosaur eggs discovered

updated 2/6/2007 2:54:31 PM ET 2007-02-06T19:54:31

Three Indian explorers have recovered more than 100 fossilized eggs of dinosaurs in a remote area in a central Indian state, a news report said Monday.

The amateurs also found footprints of the dinosaurs through which they could also trace the 'track way' of the now extinct heavy animals, The Hindustan Times Web site quoted Vishal Verma, one of them, as saying.

All the eggs were discovered from a single nesting site in Kukshi-Bagh area, some 95 miles southwest of Indore, a key city of Madhya Pradesh state.

"These animals used to come from far away areas to lay eggs on the sandy banks of the rivers in this area, identified scientifically as Lameta bed," Verma said.

The dinosaurs were 40-90 feet in length, Verma said.

The richest dinosaur field in India is in the "Deccan Traps" near Jabalpur, a town also in Madhya Pradesh state.

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