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Feathers on a dinosaur as small as a sparrow?

Feathers on a dinosaur as small as a sparrow – WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • How were the dinosaur feathers discovered? • Also, how old was the dinosaur? • How did feathers come about?

A PIECE OF AMBER ABOUT THE SIZE OF A DRIED APRICOT was purchased by a Chinese scientist called Xing Lida in a Myanmar market. An inclusion in the amber looked like part of a plant, but was actually the tail of a theropod dinosaur, covered with feathers. The tail of the creature contained at least nine vertebrae, so it definitely was not a bird.

NOTE: the references in this article come from an article in a website called “evolutionistrue”.… More

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