Feathered Dinosaur Links

The following links are all off site

Feathered Dinosaurs of China
"Feathered Dinosaurs of China" was part of an exhibition on Chinese Dinosaurs
held at the Australian Museum in 2002 and early 2003.


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Sinovenator changii

New species clarifies bird-dinosaur links

Scientists Discover a Dinosaur Clad in Flightless Feathers
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'Modern' feathers found on Chinese dino

More 'feathered' dinosaurs found

Dinosaur was covered in feathers

The feathered dinosaurs of Liaoning

Feathery fossil sheds light on flight origins

Fossil feathers disprove dinosaur theory
(But see link below)

Bones make feathers fly

Four-Winged Dinosaurs Found in China, Experts Announce

"Feathered" Dinosaurs

From Dinosaurs to Feathered Birds

Feathered ancestor of T. rex unearthed

Feathers, scutes and the origin of birds
Jeff Poling

Digit Numbering and Limb Development
PZ Myers debunks Jonathan Sarfati's avian digit claims

Dinosaur 'missing link' unearthed in Utah
"Birdlike dinosaurs newly unearthed in Utah may be a missing link
 between primitive meat-eating creatures and more evolved vegetarians ..."

Study Finds Stronger Dinosaur-Bird Link
"Scientists have found bone tissue in a Tyrannosaurus rex that they say shows the 70-million-year-old animal was an ovulating female. The estrogen-derived tissue, they determined, is similar to tissue now present only in living birds producing egg shells."

Winged dinosaur flew like biplane
"An early flying dinosaur probably spread two pairs of feathered wings, acting like a biplane to glide
between trees, scientists say."

Dinosaurs slept like birds
"The first ever remains of a sleeping dinosaur have been found, providing support for the idea that small
dinosaurs were the ancestors of flying birds."

Feathered T. rex relative found in China
"The remains of a feathery dragon-like forerunner of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex has been found at a dinosaur
graveyard in north eastern China."

T.rex analysis supports dino-bird link
Technique pioneers method for studying biology of extinct species

Protein Extracted From T.Rex Bone Similar to Chicken
FoxNews.com, Friday, 13 April  2007

Smallest pterodactyl lived in trees
Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News, 12 February 2008
"A tiny, toothless pterodactyl with bat-like wings, bird-like claws and a sharp, pointy beak has just been identified from a remarkably well-preserved Chinese fossil, scientists say."

Tests Confirm T. Rex Kinship With Birds
From Troy Britain's weblog "Playing Chess with Pigeons".

Dino-Era Feathers Found Encased in Amber
James Owen for National Geographic News

March 11, 2008
"Seven dino-era feathers found perfectly preserved in amber in western France highlight a crucial stage in feather evolution, scientists report."

'Air bone' dinosaur is missing link with birds
inthenews.co.uk, Tuesday, 30 September 2008
"A carnivorous dinosaur with a bird-like breathing system has provided more evidence of the connection between the two groups of animals separated by millions of years."