Fossilized Oviraptor eggs

Photo: AMNH/D. Finnin2009-08-26/2009-08-26

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States

This nest of dinosaur eggs was long thought to belong to the horned dinosaur, Protoceratops, but a later discovery of an embryo inside a similar egg revealed the eggs really belonged to a dinosaur like Oviraptor.


  • Title: Fossilized Oviraptor eggs
  • Creator: Photo: AMNH/D. Finnin
  • Date Created: 2009-08-26/2009-08-26
  • Location: Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs, 4th floor; American Museum of Natural History

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