Day: April 11, 2013

Four-winged birds? First fossils identified

By Nidhi Subbaraman, Science on BBC News¬† | March 14, 2013 Paleontologists say the ancestor of the modern crow and turkey was a four-winged bird: In addition to the normal flappers, it had plumed legs which probably helped with aerial guidance. Eleven samples culled from the vast fossil stores of China’s Shandong Tianyu Museum of […]

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