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Nick Longrich wrote...
> This summer I got to see what appear to be preserved dinosaur
> *stripes*, believe it or not, one of the few cases I know of any
> truly ancient animals preserving a coloration pattern.
Stripes or banding on fossil feathers are actually not rare
(proportionally speaking of course). I understand that there is some
controversy about whether they truly represent a fossil colour
pattern, or if they are due to some kind of physics banding... thing.
Well, that's what I've heard Paul Davis say. I spent my physics
lessons drawings whales and terminator robots.
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