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Less Diversity Found In Bird Species Of 125M Years Ago
2014-05-28 11:10:57

While the typical American wetland hosts a range of birds with different physiologies and behaviors, bird diversity in prehistoric times was significantly lower, according to a new study.

How To Tell If An Avian Dinosaur Was Male Or Female
2013-01-23 08:14:54

An international team of paleontologists has discovered a definitive way to determine the sex of an avian dinosaur species.

Dinosaur Abdominal Analysis Reveals Wolf-Like Hunting Prowess
2012-08-30 11:07:46

Analysis of two dinosaur fossil specimens have revealed new information about hunting and feeding behaviors of a wolf-like dinosaur

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2011-07-01 05:20:00

Researchers have uncovered chemical traces of a pigment, an important component of color, that once formed patterns in the feathers of fossilized birds.

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2010-05-14 06:05:00

The earliest birds may have had feathers, but they were not strong enough to carry the winged creatures in flight, researchers revealed Thursday.

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2010-01-27 15:41:43

The color of some feathers on dinosaurs and early birds has been identified for the first time.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.