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Re: "Dino-Era Feathers Found Encased in Amber"



Quick, someone call Ingen!

Quoting MKIRKALDY@aol.com:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/03/080311-amber-feathers.html

" Dino-Era Feathers Found Encased in Amber"
James Owen for National  Geographic News

March 11, 2008
"Seven dino-era feathers found perfectly preserved in  amber in western
France highlight a crucial stage in feather evolution,  scientists report."

"The hundred-million-year-old plumage has features of both feather-like
fibers found with some two-legged dinosaurs known as theropods and of modern bird
feathers, the researchers said."
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Mary




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