Archive for October 12th, 2013

Fossil bird from 125 million years ago shows some dinosaur traits

BEIJING, Oct. 8 (UPI) — A bird 125 million years ago had two distinct kinds of feathers, resembling those of non-flying feathered reptiles and modern birds, Chinese researchers say.A new analysis of the fossil Jeholornis, first described more than a decade ago, revealed a previously unrecognized second group of flight feathers at the base of […]