Dinosaur fossil discovery shows first flying fearsome beast… was more like a PHEASANT

Express.co.uk | 3/13/2018 | Staff
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Lead researcher Dennis Voeten, from ESRF, said: "We immediately noticed that the bone walls of Archaeopteryx were much thinner than those of earthbound dinosaurs but looked a lot like conventional bird bones.

"Data analysis furthermore demonstrated that the bones of Archaeopteryx plot closest to those of birds like pheasants that occasionally use active flight to cross barriers or dodge predators,...
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