Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×

Submission + - Primitive Wings of Early Birds Shed Light on Flight Evolution

An anonymous reader writes: Prehistoric birds possessed a more primal version of wings as compared to modern birds, a new study reveals. A team of international researchers studied the fossils of prehistoric Jurassic bird Archaeopteryx lithographica and the feathered dinosaur Anchiornis Huxley. Archaeopteryx lithographica lived around 155 million years ago and is touted to be the earliest known bird, which carries a combination of dinosaur and bird characteristics.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Primitive Wings of Early Birds Shed Light on Flight Evolution

Comments Filter:

"Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago." -- Bernard Berenson

Working...