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  1. Dec 2018
    1. An analysis of two fossils would push back the origins of feathers by about 70 million years, but more specimens may be needed for confirmation.

      My mind is continually blown by these incredible discoveries in paleontology. Again, wish I could time travel to tell this to my 8 yo self!

    1. Spectacular flying reptiles armed with long teeth and claws which once dominated the skies have been rediscovered, thanks a palaeontology student’s PhD research.

      Seriously? WTH?

  2. Dec 2016
    1. Part of a dinosaur tail with feathers was found trapped in amber. It is 1.4 inches, with 8 vertebrae. (Apparently a very tiny dinosaur.) They think its from a flightless dinosaur called a coelurosaur.