Quantcast

Latest Evolution of birds Stories

New Research Shows Feathered Dinosaur Could Fly
2012-01-25 06:22:05

An international team of researchers led by Brown University has shed some new light on whether the winged dinosaur Archaeopteryx could fly.

a3dbf6a16846230704e0619fdcc08a3f
2011-07-28 04:55:00

Archaeopteryx, once believed to be the world’s earliest bird, may actually have been just another feathered dinosaur.

3e707378ddc542ad35da03de01826e691
2010-01-28 14:45:00

Through an expedition to the Gobi Desert of China, scientists have solved the puzzle of how one group of dinosaurs came to look like birds--independent of birds.

0b9e7d558de417f27a383dae7b82f5371
2009-06-17 13:50:00

Scientists have discovered a unique beaked, plant-eating dinosaur in China.

54498b6c2ab3405064dc3785b1b43fc01
2008-10-23 08:25:00

The fossilized remains of a dinosaur about the size of a pigeon that may be the ancestor of birds has been discovered by archeologists in China.

53c7d8a1ae78eef0b348130f98907f6d1
2008-09-30 13:36:38

Paleontologists have discovered the remains of a large meat-eating dinosaur with a breathing apparatus much like a modern bird, fortifying the link between birds and dinosaurs and helping to explain the evolution of birds' unique system of breathing.

2008-09-11 18:01:43

Ostriches, emus, kiwis and other winged non-flyers might seem to be birds of a feather, sharing similar evolutionary origins, but the story could turn out to be much weirder, with perhaps numerous flying ancestors.

dccb798fccbcc0562463ca901786dd52
2008-09-04 11:38:18

Large flightless birds of the southern continents – African ostriches, Australian emus and cassowaries, South American rheas and the New Zealand kiwi – do not share a common flightless ancestor as once believed.

2008-06-27 12:02:21

By Jeremy Manier and Tim De Chant, Chicago Tribune Jun. 27--When a falcon swoops from the sky to seize its fleeing prey, no one would mistake the sleek predator for a gaudy parrot.

192b92b1026a1521e66e2623d48fe6bb1
2008-01-24 15:05:00

Scientists may be a step closer to solving the mystery of how the first birds learned to fly. The issue has remained controversial over the years, and previous theories have usually been based on interpretations of various fossil forms.


Word of the Day
shavie
  • A trick or prank.
The word 'shavie' is related to 'shave'.