Remember 1996 when the National Geographic channel made the little dinosaur infant, Baby Louie a 66 million years old child star of the world? Yes, we all do and today we will tell how baby Louie finally got a name for its existence on Earth.
The May cover of National Geographic magazine is designed with a picture of Baby Louie with an egg shell around 18 feet long on its back. The egg looks more like a supermarket egg than any squashed out Dinosaur egg. Baby Louie has been shown as an unhatched sibling among Dinosaur brothers and sisters by the sculptor. Every detail bout the little species are all assumed information and nobody knows which class actually Louie belonged to.
However, a recent published by the Journal Nature on Tuesday finally gave this little one a species name and a place in the Dinosaur family tree. “This example speaks to the most youthful individual known and the soonest development phase of a monster oviraptorosaur,” said Darla Zelenitsky who is a dinosaur specialist at the University of Calgary in Canada and the co-creator of the new review. Zelenitsky and a global group of researchers named the new dinosaur species as the Beige long sinensis, which actually means the Chinese infant monster.
During the times of 1992 and 1993, in a book of Dinosaur egg excavation in the Henan province of China, the farmers found a fossilised nest which scientists are expected to belong to this Baby Louie group. However, nothing is clear and Darla Zelenitsky has already said that these are just assumptions and no research has been done yet. Correct information can only be provided once the research analysts come up with any details.
The eggs so found looked very poached. However further research is direly required before jumping up to any conclusion. The research study was gradually slowed down due to the stay of the fossil outside Chine for a very long time.
A fossil seller from Colorado named Charles Magovern once purchased this egg only to unveil an infant skeleton bones. He immediately calls some experts and palaeontologists to study about the bones and Skeleton of Baby Louie. In 1995, Baby Louie was supposed to be a family member of therizinosaur group of Dinosaurs. Therizinosaurs are distortedly shaped Dinosaurs which had small bodies and long sharp claws. Another research expert opposed this idea. Hence without any logical name to go on with, Magovern nicknamed the fossil after Louie Psihoyos, the National Geographic picture taker who later coordinated the Oscar-winning narrative “The Cove.”
Baby Louie has always been treated as an important fossil of the Dinosaur studies.Different assumptions were made on how these infants would have looked when thy grow up and lot more. However, this specimen is a very significant specimen to be studied.