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Dinosaur Discoveries

Dinosaur Discoveries

Fossil Discovery May Be World’s Oldest Known Bird

A fossil uncovered on a farm in China could be the oldest known species from the bird family. This 150-million-year-old fossil was a small feathered dinosaur, a little over three feet tall, named Aurornis xui. Scientists are still in controversy over whether this specimen does qualify as a bird, but if it does than it will be the oldest of the long line of the evolution of birds and flight.

Read more about this discovery at UPI.com here or on BBC.com here.

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