A pigeon-sized, four-winged dinosaur known as Microraptor had black iridescent feathers when it roamed the Earth 130 million years ago, according to new research led by a team of American and Chinese scientists that includes Museum researchers. The dinosaur’s fossilized plumage is the earliest record of iridescent feather color.
The 14 foot wombat: First complete skeleton of prehistoric monster found in Australia
Evolution Liked · 15 minutes ago Fossilization is a rare process and paleontologists are used to having to build an image of an animal from incomplete remains. So when paleontologists unearthed a mass grave of Diprotodon skeletons and other Australian megafauna, they couldn't believe their luck. "It's a palaeontologist's goldmine where we can really see what these megafauna were doing, how they actually behaved