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Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 10-27-2018 | 2 comments
The discovery has cemented Archaeopteryx as a transitional form between non-avian dinosaurs and birds.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 3-13-2018 | 3 comments
A new study has determined that this ancient winged reptile could only fly over short distances.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 9-29-2013 | 12 comments
Scientists in China have discovered the earliest known creature that possesses a distinct face.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 1-25-2012 | 19 comments
Scientists have been able to determine that the feathered dinosaur archaeopteryx had black feathers.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 5-16-2010 | 0 comments
Scientists believe some of the earliest species of prehistoric birds wouldn't have been able to flap their wings.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-10-2009 | 5 comments
New research has suggested that ancient birds may have lost their teeth to lose enough weight to help them fly.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 2-25-2009 | 1 comment
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 th...
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-14-2008 | 1 comment
Widely considered to be one of the most important dinosaur fossils ever found, the Thermopolis Archaeopteryx fossil has been brought to the US Department of En...
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-2-2005 | 7 comments
The oldest known bird was closer to a dinosaur than previously thought – a discovery that confuses the evolutionary tree as we currently understand it.
Category: Archived News | Posted on 8-11-2004 | 1 comment
Scientists have been puzzling over Archaeopteryx since its discovery in 1861, yet despite decades of research, one fundamental question has remained unanswered:...