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Research Article

3-D Modelling of Megaloolithid Clutches: Insights about Nest Construction and Dinosaur Behaviour

  • Bernat Vila mail,

    bernat.vila@icp.cat

    Affiliation: Institut Català de Paleontologia, Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Frankie D. Jackson,

    Affiliation: Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

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  • Josep Fortuny,

    Affiliation: Institut Català de Paleontologia, Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Albert G. Sellés,

    Affiliation: Institut Català de Paleontologia, Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Àngel Galobart

    Affiliation: Institut Català de Paleontologia, Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Published: May 05, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010362
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Bernat Vila, Josep Fortuny, Albert G. Sellés, Àngel Galobart
Institut Català de Paleontologia, Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Frankie D. Jackson
Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: bernat.vila@icp.cat

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BV FDJ ÀG. Analyzed the data: BV FDJ JF AGS ÀG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BV JF AGS. Wrote the paper: BV. Participated in discovering the fossil material: BV FDJ JF AGS ÀG. Involved in CT scanning, 3-D modelling, and interpreting fossil material that was scanned: BV JF AGS.