Fossil female pterosaur found with preserved egg


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The fossil of a female pterodactyl has been found in China, including an about-to-be laid egg. Key quote:

The egg indicates this ancient flying reptile was a female, and that realisation has allowed researchers to sex these creatures for the first time.

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