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Archaeopteryx fossil

"Evolutionary biology is an extensive interest of mine. This fossil of Archaeopteryx proves the developmental transition of feathered dinosaurs to modern birds.

Fossils reveal how the turtle got its shell http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/nov/26/earliest-turtle-fossil-shell #article

Fossils reveal how the turtle got its shell

Fossils reveal how the turtle got its shell - The discovery of three fossilized turtles has resolved a long-running debate about how the creatures' shells evolved

Protopteryx fengningensis Cretaceous bird with feathers

Fossil Bird - Protopteryx fengningensis with preserved Feathers Lower Cretaceous.

Milkweed pod. I have always loved the pattern of milkweed seeds before they fluff out and float away. The pattern is very reminiscent of peacock body feathers, or fish scales. Beautiful!

Milkweed pod by Lucie Veilleux [I spent a lot of time chasing milkweed seeds when I was Flowers

Gorgon skull

Fireball Earth: The Permian Extinction - History Documentary ✔

Fossil Shark - Paratriakis curtirostris - Middle-Cenomanian Stage - 99.6 ± 0.9 to 93.5 ± 0.8 Ma (million years ago) - 7.08" (180 mm) fossil length - Lebanese Lagerstätte (Sublithographic Limestone) - Haqel, Lebanon

Fossil Shark - Paratriakis curtirostris - middle - Cenomanian Stage - ± to ± Ma (million years ago) - mm) fossil length - Lebanese Lagerstätte (Sublithographic Limestone) - Haqel, Lebanon

Réplique de Sinornithosaurus, surnommé "Dave", NGMC 91, American Museum of Natural History, New York. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Coelurosauria, Maniraptora, Deinonychosauria, Dromaeosauridae. Auteur : Dinoguy2.

Cast of the fossil dromaeosaur specimen NGMC 91 (nicknamed "Dave", cf. Sinornithosaurus), at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He looks like he's questioning something

Sinosauropteryx The first genus of dinosaur outside of Avialae

The living Earth (except a few times when I pin dead stuff) --- Sinosauropteryx: The first genus of dinosaur outside of Avialae (birds and their immediate relatives) to be found with evidence of feathers. Which can be seen clearly in this gorgeous fossil.

Archaeopteryx Berlin specimen is considered the most famous fossil in the world. It is about 150 Ma & was discovered in limestone deposits in Eichstaett, Bavaria. Archaeopteryx has bird flight feathers, but also has reptile features such as a tail bone & claws on the wing bones

Archaeopteryx Berlin specimen is considered the most famous fossil in the world. It is about 150 Ma & was discovered in limestone deposits in Eichstaett, Bavaria. Archaeopteryx has bird flight feathers, but also has reptile features such as a tail bone &

Paleobirding: What Birds Looked Like 125 Million Years Ago."Yanornis was one of the most anatomically modern paleo-birds.The pigeon-size bird had teeth, a long snout, a fanned tail, long wings, and a keeled breastbone that supported strong flight muscles.Fossils of this ancient bird typically have stomach stones, which help animals to digest plants, leaves, grains or seeds.Paleontologists have also found specimens with fish remains in their gut - they probably lived close to the lakeshore."

Paleobirding: What Birds Looked Like 125 Million Years Ago

Yanornis was one of the most anatomically modern paleo-birds. The pigeon-size bird had teeth, a long snout, a fanned tail, long wings, and a keeled breastbone that supported strong flight muscles.

Transitional fossil: Sinosauropteryx prima: one of the best preserved dinosaurs found; bristly structures on neck, back, flanks, tail thought to be primitive feathers; represents evolution of feathers between dinosaurs w/o feathers and Archaeopteryx

Transitional fossil: Sinosauropteryx prima: one of the best preserved dinosaurs found; bristly structures on neck, back, flanks, tail thought to be primitive feathers; represents evolution of feathers between dinosaurs w/o feathers and Archaeopteryx