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National Geographic Article & Show on Birds & DInosaurs



Read Carl Zimmer's article, "The long curious extravagant evolution of 
feathers," featured in the February 2011 edition of _National Geographic_ at 
<http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/print/2011/02/feathers/zimmer-text>.
  
See 23 of the photos from the 20 page article at 
<http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/02/feathers/clark-photography>.

See two trailers for the program, "Naked Science: Dinomorphosis," (National 
Geographic Channel air date: 8 pm, Thursday, January 27), at
<http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/naked-science/4926/Overview#tab-Videos/09582_00>.
  
Clips include colorful, feathery cg dinosaurs (with videogame-level graphics 
and incorrect wrist articulation).  Brooding oviraptorids, Dr. Richard Prum and 
Dr. Mark Norell, Chinese feathered dinosaurs, and fluffy _Tyrannosaurus rex_ 
restorations served up for your viewing pleasure.