Feathered baby dinosaur tail, mistaken for a plant, found trapped in amber

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 13:31 in Paleontology & Archaeology

While browsing amber markets in Myanmar, scientists discovered the feathers and partial tail of a tiny baby dinosaur that lived some 99 million years ago. The find, described in the journal Current Biology, offers a rare window onto the structure and organization of dinosaur feathers — one that...

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