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Archaeopteryx secrets revealed

Posted on Wednesday, 25 February, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment


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An Archaeopteryx fossil discovered 150 million years has been subject to one of the world's most powerful x-ray scans in an attempt to uncover the secrets of this bird ancestor from the past.

"About 150 million years ago, an evolutionarily hybrid creature, a dinosaur on its way to becoming a bird, died in what is now Germany, and become fossilized in limestone."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by newbloodmoon on 28 February, 2009, 6:02
very interesting article




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