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A newly discovered, perfectly preserved fossil of a 150 million-year-old dinosaur found in southern Germany may force scientists to rethink how and when feathers evolved.
Sinocalliopteryx, meaning "Chinese beautiful feather," is a genus of compsognathid dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (124.6 million years ago) from China. It was recovered from the Jianshangou beds of the Yixian Formation. The type species, S. gigas, meaning "giant," was derived from the dinosaur's large size for a compsognathid. It is also unique from other compsognathids, by its relatively long hands in relation to its arms, which were also longer overall than in most...
Juravenator is a genus of coelurosaurian dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (150 million years ago). It lived in what are now the Jura Mountains of Germany. It was discovered in 1998 by an amateur paleontologist in a lime pit near EichstÃ¤tt. The specimen was nicknamed Borsti, a name commonly given to bristle-haired dogs. It was assumed that this dinosaur was endowed with bristly proto-feathers. Studies of the remains of Juravenator indicate that this animal had both normal dinosaur...
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