SCIENCE NEWS TODAY: Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name.
In 1996, National Geographic made Baby Louie into a 66-million-year-old child star.
The magazine’s May cover featured a model dinosaur embryo tucked within a replica egg — which, at 18 inches long, looked less like a supermarket egg than a squashed baguette.
The sculptor based the model on Baby Louie, a fossilized infant dinosaur that died among unhatched siblings. The cover was striking: The top of the loaf-egg was sliced away to show Louie inside, curled up like a napping cat. This fleshed-out representation of a pebbly brown reptile, though, was a guess. Nobody knew what species Baby Louie belonged to.[continue reading…]
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