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Researchers have identified a previously-unknown relative of Velociraptor that they say could have had an even more powerful sense of smell, according to a new report in New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin.
Birds are known in present time more for their vision and hearing than their sense of smell, however, a new study reveals that millions of years ago, their ancestors had a better sense for scents.
Bambiraptor is a genus of bird-like dinosaur that lived about 75 million years ago. It was discovered by then 14-year-old fossil hunter Wes Linster in 1995. Linster found the bones near Glacier National Park in Montana. The bones were excavated and a nearly complete skeleton was unveiled. Because of its completeness, Florida Paleontology Institute Director Martin Shugar compared it to the "˜Rosetta Stone'. Yale paleontologist John Ostrom, who dabbled with the theory of bird evolution from...
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