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A feathered dinosaur is any species of dinosaur possessing feathers. When the first perfectly preserved specimens of feathered dinosaurs were found in China in the 1990s, it was proved beyond doubt that these ancient animals were the ancestors of modern-day birds. Since then, more and more species of dinosaurs have been revealed to have been covered in feather-like structures. But how […]

In the grand history of evolution, feathered dinosaurs offer concrete evidence that birds evolved from a group of theropod dinosaurs that lived during the late Cretaceous. The theory is now well supported in the field of evolutionary biology, and popular science magazines like National Geographic have devoted plenty of article space to these wild, strange beasts of […]