Emu nest: Eggshells with colors eggshells evolved in pre-avian dinosaurs, over tens of millions of years ago IKAl

Birds Inherited Colorful Eggs From Dinosaurs, Scientists Prove

Maniraptors that evolved into birds had exactly same pigments in their eggshells as today’s avians, while triceratops and sauropods had none

Birds lay eggs, reptiles lay eggs, even some mammals lay eggs. But among all the amniotes, only birds lay eggs with colors – some quite eye-popping. Everyone else lays white eggs.

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