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4-Winged Dinosaur Fossil Discovered

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#1    UM-Bot


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Posted 23 January 2003 - 12:29 PM

                                                Fossil hunters in China have discovered what may be one of the weirdest prehistoric species ever seen a four-winged dinosaur that apparently glided from tree to tree. The 128 million year old animal called Microraptor gui, in honor of Chinese paleontologist Gu Zhiwei was about 2 feet (77 centimeters) long and had two sets of feathered wings, with one set on its forelimbs and the other on its hind legs.

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Posted 24 January 2003 - 09:31 AM

                                                Well I thought the scientists had allready agreed that dinosaurs where more like birds than lizards . Feathers , that's great .
Thanx Saruman  a really interesting piece in the evolution puzzle  .  wiggle.gif

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Posted 24 January 2003 - 06:54 PM


              Fascinating!  It looks mythical!                                                

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