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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Noble Rooster, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Noble Rooster

    Noble Rooster Songster

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    Article in today's NYT about a chicken-sized dinosaur fossil find that is shaking up how bird evolution took place.

    Go out and hug your mini-dinos! [​IMG]
     

  2. KristyHall

    KristyHall Crowing

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    that is pretty neat. Fossils are great.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Always count on China for that. . . . . China always has the feathered ones, whether they be closer to modern birds or not. [​IMG] In fact China is where we found some of the first dinosaurs that had enough feather to give us clues on color. (based on the chemicals in the feathers)
     
  4. Super interesting!
     

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