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Re: More evidence of dinosaur colors

On Mon, Feb 8th, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Dr Ronald Orenstein 
<ron.orenstein@rogers.com> wrote:

> This raises a question I asked earlier on this list - is there any
> way to check fossil feathers for structural colours (say a nice
> iridescent gloss on Anchiornis?)

Judging by the following links, I'd say it's quite possibl.

Eocene fossil feathers:

50-million-year-old beetle:

370 million year old placoderm:

525 million year old Burgess Shale organsism:


Dann Pigdon
GIS Specialist                         Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj