In speaking about CT scanned images similar to those I have analyzed,
Kenneth Carpenter and Karl Hirsch of the Denver Museum of Natural History
comment that they believe it is possible that embryonic material is
present in the eggs.
However, I'm not working with an unhatched egg. There is an entire ovular region of shell missing from the egg. It is quite possible that a predator scooped the young dinosaur from the egg leaving some of the shell to fall to the bottom. This would explain the hole in the egg and the presence of shell-like material inside. It is also possible that the dinosaur hatched successfully.
In my personal opinion, I don't think that this egg contains an embryo. There are many large flat objects within the egg that I would presume to be shell. However, this is simply my opinion and I'm a computer science major. So, are we looking at the 65 million year-old remains of a baby parasauralophus?
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