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View Resource Two Feathered Dinosaurs From Northeastern China

The Nature Web Special (discussed in the April 29, 1998 Scout Report for Science & Engineering), concerns the discovery by Canadian, Chinese, and American researchers of two species of "theropod dinosaur from China -­ dinosaurs with feathers." The Nature site includes a press release, commentary by Kevin Padian of the Department of Integrative Biology and the Museum of Paleontology, University of...

https://www.nature.com/articles/34279
View Resource Fossils From China Link Birds with Dinosaurs

The discovery by Canadian, Chinese, and American researchers of two species of "theropod dinosaur from China -­ dinosaurs with feathers" is reported in the July 1998 issue of National Geographic. The National Geographic site contains information about the discovery, including a brief interview with Quang Ji, images (including a QuickTime VR image), and a 55 minute RealPlayer audio press conference...

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/17/feathery-...
View Resource Bird Fossils

A fossil of a small, feathered animal, Longisquama insignis, that lived approximately 220 million years ago (Ma) in what is now Central Asia, was re-discovered recently in the dusty drawers of a Moscow museum collection. This discovery has rocked the paleontological world because the fossil exhibits feather impressions, making it possibly the world's oldest known bird. Archaeopteryx, thought until...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/2000/0705
View Resource Gobi Desert Fossil Leads to New Interpretation of Ostrich-like Dinosaur

A team of paleontologists working in Cretaceous-aged rocks of the Gobi Desert have unearthed a dinosaur fossil containing a comb-like plate very similar to the filter-feeding structure in a duck's bill. An article by Norell, Makovicky and Currie, published in this week's Nature, describes the finding. The dinosaur, Gallimimus, was a fast-running, largish, beaked creature closely related to...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0831
View Resource When Is a Bird Not a Bird?

The latest Nature Web Special (discussed in the April 29, 1998 Scout Report for Science & Engineering), concerns the discovery by Canadian, Chinese, and American researchers of two species of "theropod dinosaur from China -­ dinosaurs with feathers." The Nature site includes a press release, commentary by Kevin Padian of the Department of Integrative Biology and the Museum of Paleontology,...

https://www.nature.com/articles/31576
View Resource Expeditions at the Field Museum: Amazonian Birds

Want to take a trip up the Rio Japura with world renowned ornithologists? It is completely possible with this lovely site from the Field Museum in Chicago, documenting the conservation expeditions of John Bates, Jason Wechstein, Alexandre Aleixo and their team. Visitors can make their way through six different sections, including Meet the Team, Photo Galleries, and Videos and Interactives. Be sure...

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http://expeditions.fieldmuseum.org/amazonian-birds-0