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Microraptor Paraves Fossil
2014-02-24 05:41:20

The key characteristics of birds which allow them to fly – their wings and their small size – arose much earlier than previously thought.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.