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Dinosaur Eggs Found In Chechnya

Dinosaur eggs found in the village of Hima, in the Sharoysky district of Chechnya.
Dinosaur eggs found in the village of Hima, in the Sharoysky district of Chechnya.
GROZNY, Russia -- Scientists in Chechnya say they have discovered a cache of fossilized dinosaur eggs in a mountainous area south of the republic.

A team of geographers made the sensational discovery on April 9 during an expedition to study two previously uncharted waterfalls.

"There are boulders on the slopes of the mountain, and among them we noticed smooth globes," Said-Magomed Dzhabrailov, a geographer at the Chechen State University, told RFE/RL. "We got closer and saw that they didn't look like stones. We concluded that they were dinosaur eggs, because the shells, the whites and the yolks were clearly visible. Their diameter ranges between 63 centimeters and one meter."

The 40 or so eggs are believed to date back roughly 60 million years, toward the end of the dinosaurs' reign on Earth.

A group of paleontologist has been sent from Moscow to study samples and conduct radiocarbon dating tests.

But the Chechen scientists are "90 percent" confident they have found prehistoric eggs, which they think were laid by plant-eating dinosaurs.
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by: Eugenio from: Vienna
April 13, 2012 17:27
big deal. Putin discovered underwater treasure
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by: Eugenio from: Vienna
April 15, 2012 14:24
:-)))))))))))))))))) OK, it's the first time that I read your comment for which I am even willing to lend you my name, "Eugenio from Vienna" :-))).
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by: Mr. White
April 17, 2012 23:35
big deal. American scientists claim that Nakh-Dagestanis gave rise to the Western civilization: "Linguistically, most languages in the region and in the Fertile Crescent itself are relatively recent arrivals. Now, however, linguist Johanna Nichols of the University of California, Berkeley, has used language to connect modern people of the Caucasus region to the ancient farmers of the Fertile Crescent. She analyzed the Nakh–Dagestanian linguistic family, which today includes Chechen, Ingush, and Batsbi on the Nakh side; and some 24 languages on the Dagestani side ... Thus location, time, and vocabulary all suggest that the farmers of the region were proto-Nakh–Dagestanians. "The Nakh–Dagestanian languages are the closest thing we have to a direct continuation of the cultural and linguistic community that gave rise to Western civilization," Nichols says."
Science 288 (5469): 1158.

by: Keesey from: California
April 14, 2012 00:03
These are mineral nodules, not eggs.

by: Jack from: US
April 14, 2012 03:02
only Chechen scientists can claim 1-meter size dinasaur eggs. Chechnya obviously holds record on that.

by: Konstantin from: Los Angeles
April 14, 2012 22:52
Wheather it will be confirmed, or not
Great Rashka is already hates and bloats.
From Viena through California and whole US
They mock non-Russians - for being noticed.

Genka-Vienka smart, covering it by Putin joke.
Keesey hinch on Jesuit Casey, creator of CIA.
Jack's attacks like blooding US chirches gays.
Just being a non-Rashka makes Russia pock!
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by: Jack from: US
April 15, 2012 17:27
That part of the world is awash with great scientific discoveries. For example recently republic of Georgian scientists claimed to have discovered in a cave a sceletal remains of a missing link between neanerthals and humans. Albeit some detractors later claimed those are remains of late Georgian president Gamsahurdia who is was hiding from evil Russians in a cave somewhere in eastern part of rump republic of Georgia

by: Hal from: Georgia....U.S. version
April 18, 2012 11:43
Radiocarbon dating max's out at around 60,000 years. What is that all about?
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by:
April 18, 2012 22:48
Pick one, quick:
In Soviet Russia … carbon dating lasts exactly 60,000,000 years
or
In Soviet Russia … dinosaurs' lived 60,000 years ago.
Russian science is a joke, kudos to Chechen scientists who estimated the age _roughly_ without carbon dating.
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by: huru huru from: Wild wild Africa
April 19, 2012 10:44
Caucasus sagas telling us some mythic people, the Narts, the giants. May be the ancestor of Dutch people, the Proto-Teutonics, Germans. İts every common mythic cult in North Caucasus, the giant people and animals. İ do not know very well, you must ask some indigeneous Caucasians. Because there are some places that known as "place of Narts", they can search there, and may be find some giant animal or human skeletons.
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by: Mr.White
April 19, 2012 11:41
"Caucasus sagas telling us some mythic people, the Narts, the giants"
Considering that Muslims believe that Prophet Adam was 90 ft tall it plays well into the giant story. I guess Islam is only going to confirm there were Muslim people 90 ft tall in the Caucasus. Uniting with the post above about the Fertile Crescent everything makes sense now. They were Chechens.
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by: uber-mario
April 20, 2012 06:48
its nonsense. Chechen ( its an original Sa-sa-ni İranian name ) people the Nokchichos came from Armenian highlands, they are Urartian people. lingusitic data shows modern Chechen people came from middle-east to Caucasus. İn today's Chechenia, there were Dido kingdom, Dargin kingdom of Dagestanians. They moved high platous of Dagestan, after Alan-Schytian-Hun-Avar-Sarmat... invades. Chechens are not autochtone people as Avars, as Circassians. Avaro-Circassians came from inner Asia, Chechens came from middle-east. West Dagestanians are autochtone people.
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by: M from: Ingushetia
April 27, 2012 20:34
uber-mario FYI Chechen is the name for part of the Vainakh peoples used since 19th century by Russians, Ingush people is the other part. The word Chechen came from the village of Chechen-Aul. I am not surprised if you will call Ingush (Ee-n-g-oosh) is the variation of the English name.

by: Vakhtang from: Moscow
April 19, 2012 14:02
Now remains to determine what nationality were dinosaurs which laid eggs..
Chechen, Russian or Ukrainian dinosaurs..

а very important question by the way:

аbkhaz gunmen for example claims that they herded in prehistoric Abkhazia аbkhazian dinosaurs and that there was no Georgian dinosaurs, so this is our land, because there was no Georgian dinosaurs...
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by: Mr.White
April 19, 2012 20:18
They were Georgian of course. Who else would lay eggs after 5 day war. Chechen have their rounds between their legs and fought Russia for 500 years non-stop.
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by: Vakhtang from: Moscow
April 20, 2012 10:00
Yes, mister White, we know how they often fight, especially when on the orders of Mr. Putin went to war against the Georgians..
I think they are very tired to carry out orders of Putin. Yes... and by the way are you not going to explain why this 5 day war is reduced to the looting and burning of Georgian villages?

Well, fortunately I have many friends Chechens, who say that among the Chechens there are аlso many scumbags such as those who carry out the orders of Putin against other people...
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by: M from: Ingushetia
April 22, 2012 01:26
"they often fight, especially when on the orders of Mr. Putin"
Vakhtang, your joke about eggs was stupid, I hope you realize that. Remind me again why Georgian troops went to Iraq and are still in Afghanistan and not Abkhazia and South Ossetia?
Say thank you to Chechens who didn't let Ossetian "liberators" with their Russian "brothers" to butcher Georgian civilians. I don't think they were acting "on the orders of Mr. Putin":
"Moreover, the Georgians noticed that Chechens from the Vostok battalion were the ones who saved many Georgian civilians from revenge attacks by Ossetians and Russians (http://abkhaziya.net/2008/09/03/war-2/). A French-German television channel even aired footage in which the residents of Georgian villages thanked Chechens for protecting them from others."
http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=5157

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7iKsQphiq0

by: Jim Kirkland from: Salt Lake City, Utah
April 23, 2012 04:42
Sorry, sandstone concretions; the physical largest size an egg can be is about the size of a soccer ball because any larger and the shell must be to thick for respiration to occur.
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by: M from: Ingushetia
April 25, 2012 23:28
Yeah, you are right "the sandstone concretions" or "mineral nodules". The links to the pictures are below. I hope you realize that you can't fix stupid ... Russians or Americans who think they have monopoly for the truth.

http://global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/Scitech/giant-dinosaur-egg.jpg
http://global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/Scitech/huge%20dinosaur%20eggs%20chechnya.jpg

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