Saturday, September 22, 2007

Velociraptor had Feathers

Velociraptor was a feathered fiend - Times Online
Close analysis of a velociraptor forelimb unearthed in Mongolia in 1998 reveals that quill knobs were present on the fossilised bone. Quill knobs, which are found on many modern bird species, are where the flight or wing feathers are anchored to the bone by ligaments.

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