Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Amber

dino-feather-1Having grown up in the era when T. Rex was depicted walking completely upright and triceratops was considered a proper dinosaur, I’m still trying to come to terms with the idea of them having feathers.

Via Discover:

Instead of digging through rocks and rubble to find fossils, a group of Canadian paleontologists decided to dig through museums’ amber collections instead. Their unique approach paid off when they discovered feathers and never-before-seen structures, which they think are something called dinofuzz.

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9 Responses to Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Amber

  1. Zenc September 21, 2013 at 4:44 pm #


    That’s gotta be like, over 6000 years old or something.

    • Calypso_1 September 21, 2013 at 5:26 pm #

      Probably find J1c3/nephilim epithelials too.

    • Anarchy Pony September 21, 2013 at 5:32 pm #

      Clearly left there by sinister trickster jews who want to make us believe in evilution so they can steal our gold and take over the world!

      • echar September 21, 2013 at 5:33 pm #

        We mustn’t blame them, we should be thanking them for testing our faith.

  2. Matt Staggs September 21, 2013 at 6:12 pm #


  3. bobbiethejean September 21, 2013 at 8:08 pm #

    *Rocks back and forth in the corner, bemoaning my childhood*

  4. lifobryan September 21, 2013 at 9:45 pm #

    of COURSE dinosaurs had feathers. Haven’t any of you people ever listened to “65- Millionth-Century-BCE Boy” by T-Rex?

  5. barulhento September 22, 2013 at 6:42 am #

    must watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0QUu6cjKes

  6. Rob Lai September 23, 2013 at 9:48 am #

    WOO-HOO! Awesome sauce!

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