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 Comments on "Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Amber"

  1. Wow.

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

    • Calypso_1 | Sep 21, 2013 at 5:26 pm |

      Probably find J1c3/nephilim epithelials too.

    • Anarchy Pony | Sep 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!

  2. bobbiethejean | Sep 21, 2013 at 8:08 pm |

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

  3. lifobryan | Sep 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?

  4. WOO-HOO! Awesome sauce!

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