The mother crouched over her eggs but the rocks and earth from the overhung crushed her and her progeny none the less. Capricious fortune! Her head only four inches from her eggs, she was dubbed “Egg seizer” millenia later despite her supreme sacrifice. Seven decades of ignominy till her loving nature came to light.
This is the story of “Oviraptor “. Read more about it here.
Image credits. Click image to reach the source page.
- Oviraptor portrait – Dinoguy 2.0 (Creative Commons 2,5 SA).
- Oviraptor in the museum – Biokompost.
- Azerbaijan stamp – public domain on Wikimedia Commons.