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First Birds Valued Fashion Over Flight


Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, research, study, birds, feathers )

Giana
- 172 days ago - news.discovery.com
Archaeopteryx, the iconic early bird that lived around 150 million years ago, sported feathered "trousers" on its hind limbs as well as other decorative feathers.



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John Gregoire (264)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 3:58 am
thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 7:36 am
Interesting-thanks
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 1:02 pm
I think I would have phrased it "reproduction over transportation" - and doesn't everyone?
 

Terry H. (13)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 1:14 pm
Thanks for posting :)
 

Roger Garin-michaud (114)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 2:25 pm
noted, thanks
 

Kathleen Mireault (107)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 3:53 pm
Noted. Thanks, Giana. Really interesting! Who knew that dressing well started so early in Earth's history...
 

Birgit W. (152)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 4:06 pm
Thanks for sharing Giana.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 6:47 pm
Noted. Very interesting. Thank you.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 9:37 pm
Very interesting. Thanks Giana
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (44)
Friday July 4, 2014, 2:00 am
Very interesting. Thank you Giana.
 

Kate Kenner (212)
Friday July 4, 2014, 2:05 pm
So basically people have been stupid and elf center for thousand sod years. Not surprising.
 
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