In Images: A Baby Dinosaur Unearthed | LiveScience ~ The skeleton was mostly intact, with just the front limbs missing. Because of its excellent preservation, the team believes the toddler dino drowned in a stream and was quickly buried in sediments, where it remained undisturbed for millions of years.
Pterodactylus fossil cast ~ This cast is of a fossil of a young Pterodactylus antiquus that was found near Solnhofen, Germany, an area known for its rich fossil beds. The animal was imbedded in very fine silt, which preserved the skeleton in sharp detail. The layer of sediment that covered it created a mold - a mirror image of the petrified remains.
In Images: A Baby Dinosaur Unearthed | LiveScience ~ The team first noticed the edge of the frill sticking out of the ground. When they investigated further, they realized it was a tiny ceratopsid, just about 5' long.