Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus: Feathered Herbivorous Dinosaur Discovered

Dr Pascal Godefroit, a paleontologist with the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, and his colleagues have discovered the fossilized remains of a feathered plant-eating dinosaur that lived in the lake-dotted lowlands of Jurassic Siberia, between 169 and 144 million years ago. Previously only carnivorous dinosaurs were known to have had feathers so […]

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Pelagornis sandersi: Paleontologist Discovers Largest-Ever Flying Bird

Pelagornis sandersi: Paleontologist Discovers Largest-Ever Flying Bird

Pelagornis sandersi – a newly discovered extinct species of bird that lived in what is now North America about 28 million years ago – is the largest flying bird ever found, says Dr Daniel Ksepka, a paleontologist with Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. “Pelagornis sandersi could have traveled for extreme distances while crossing ocean waters […]

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