Feathered Reptile

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    Fossil feathers provided the definitive proof that birds descended from dinosaurs. There is one extinct beast that doesn't fit the picture, though. It is called Longisquama insignis, and it lived 230 to 240 million years ago - just before the dinosaurs evolved,


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    1. Nigel Hawtin 37 months ago | reply

      the 800 px wide graphic is nearest to actual size - sorry about that

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