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Video: When dinosaurs roamed Gujarat instead of lions - Sanajeh indicus

Sixty six million years ago dinosaurs roamed the lands  of - what we all Gujarat today.   The Balasinore dinosaur park is the world’s third largest dinosaurs excavation site, where you can not just see their fossils also touch it.       In 1981, paleontologists stumbled upon fossilised bones and eggs here which suggests that the site was both a hatchery and a graveyard for these animals.

Sixty six million years ago dinosaurs roamed the lands  of - what we all Gujarat today. 

The Balasinore dinosaur park is the world’s third largest dinosaurs excavation site, where you can not just see their fossils also touch it.     

In 1981, paleontologists stumbled upon fossilised bones and eggs here which suggests that the site was both a hatchery and a graveyard for these animals. 

The residents of the neighbouring villages knew about the bones and eggs and had been worshipping them.

One woman was reportedly using a dinosaurs egg to grind spices.  

The dinosaurs species which roamed Gujarat has been called Sanajeh Indicus and there is an interesting story behind it.  

The scientists found  a fossilised nest of eggs with a fossilised snake coiled around them. Hence the name Sanajeh - which in sanskrit mens ancient grape. 

History channel video on  dinosaurs of Gujarat 

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