200 Million Years Old Dinosaur Egg Hatches in Berlin Museum

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Berlin | A malfunction with the heating system of the Museum für Naturkunde (or Museum of Natural History) had some unforeseen consequences, as a Gasosaurus egg dating from the Jurassic period ended up hatching, giving birth to the first dinosaur to see the daylight in more than 100 million years.

The egg which was believed to be petrified was preserved in a small storage room situated right next to the boiler room. When the system started overheating a few weeks ago, it seems to have surprisingly initiated the incubation process, leading the egg to hatch.

«This is an incredible opportunity for science» explains Gunther Warburg, paleobiologist at the museum. «The Gasosaurus is classified as a carnivorous tetanuran dinosaur of the therapod family originating from China. It remained a mystery because all we had to study upon were a few remains. But now we have a live one! I feel like I’m in Jurassic Park the movie! » explains the specialist, visibly enthusiast.

The specimen has already been transfered to the Berlin Zoo, where it can be studied in a secure environment. A few facts have already been made public concerning the creature, including it’s size and weight, allegedly 41 centimeters tall with a weight of 11 kilograms.

8 Comments on "200 Million Years Old Dinosaur Egg Hatches in Berlin Museum"

  1. Yeah that pic is pretty darn close

  2. Hugh E. Rection | March 9, 2014 at 5:01 am | Reply

    I knew it I just knew it! And everyone called me crazy, they said it was impossible.. all it took was a boiler room!!

    • Lanna McDonalD | October 4, 2014 at 3:42 am |

      I feel yah bro the new day and age of the dinosaurs will finally roam once again but with this new disscovery and age we will half to make shure just like in Jurassic Park we will contain but not escape but eventually this little baby dino might be taken away by the government will take it for fear that their might be an out brake in the near in future.

  3. Let that Grow so That we will have Dinosaurs Again 🙂

    • Guillermo | July 3, 2014 at 5:26 am |

      it will die there is no other of its species remains to reproduce and survive.

      Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
      section: Survival of the fitest

    • Well, yeah, but they could clone it and alter the DNA to become a different gender

  4. what da!!!!!!how could it be possible?

  5. I think someone accidentally broke the egg (and trying to use the heating system as an excuse ;D). But hey! doesnt mean the dino inside is alive ya?

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