I have to say, it’s starting to look like the paleontological community is running out of stuff to find when they begin to make discoveries like this.

 

Chinese researchers announced Wednesday the discovery of a feathered dinosaur that glided on four wings – a diminutive plumed dragon that could be a long-sought evolutionary link between dinosaurs and the first true birds. 

As remains of nature’s earliest experiments with avian flight, they rank among the most important fossil finds of the past century, several experts on avian evolution said. They reveal the distant past as a foreign country in which creatures soared on four wings, not two, and predators prowled in pelts of down.

 

And they wore hats on their feet and hamburgers ate people.

































































































































































































































































































































last update : 22-11-2017

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