TITLE

Auca Mahuevo

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Dinosaur Atlas;2005, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World" that discusses Auca Mahuevo is presented. Auca Mahuevo, which was once a river floodplain, is a dinosaur nesting site located in the Neuquén Province, Argentina. It notes that saurapods laid their eggs on the grounds of Auca Mahuevo and some of these eggs contain fossilized embryos of unborn sauropods with impressions of their scaly skin. Ferns, conifers and ginkgoes that grew in this site, provided food and nesting materials for sauropods.
ACCESSION #
43901390

 

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