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Fossilized dinosaur eggs found in China

Published 1524 GMT (2324 HKT) April 22, 2015
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Construction workers unearthed 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs during road repair work in the city of Heyuan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Sunday, April 19, officials said. Courtesy Huang Zhiqing/Heyuan Museum
Workers move the fossilized eggs in Heyuan on April 19. They were carrying out road repairs when they found the eggs. Barcroft Media/Landov
Nineteen of the 43 eggs are completely intact, a museum official says. Huang Zhiqing/Heyuan Museum
Heyuan, which calls itself the "Home of Dinosaurs," won a Guinness World Record for the world's largest collection of dinosaur eggs at its museum in 2004. Huang Zhiqing/Heyuan Museum
Researchers say they will continue to examine the fossils to determine to which dinosaur species they belong. Huang Zhiqing/Heyuan Museum