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Avian dinosaur wings

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Rare Dinosaur-Era Bird Wings Found Trapped in Amber

Two tiny wings entombed in amber reveal that plumage (the layering, patterning, coloring, and arrangement of feathers) seen in birds today already existed in at least some of their predecessors nearly a hundred million years ago.

A study of the mummified wings, published in the June 28 issue of Nature Communications and funded in part by the National Geographic Society's Expeditions Council, indicated they most likely belonged to enantiornithes , a group of avian dinosaurs that became extinct at the end of the Cretaceous period.
Details: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016 ... iornithes/
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https://nypost.com/2019/05/09/new-fossi ... ike-wings/

Dinosaurs had feathers and bat wings

The more we learn the more we know almost everything we thought we knew about dinosaurs was wrong
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