Saturday, January 23, 2010

Bridging the gap between birds and dinosaurs

The missing link between dinosaurs and birds may have been found. It is a dinosaur with not two, but four feathered wings.

ScienceDaily (Sep. 29, 2009) — A fossil of a bird-like dinosaur with four wings has been discovered in northeastern China. The specimen bridges a critical gap in the transition from dinosaurs to birds, and reveals new insights into the origin evolution of feathers.

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