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.

Keep reading.

  • http://www.ContraControl.com/ Zenc


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

    • Calypso_1

      Probably find J1c3/nephilim epithelials too.

    • Anarchy Pony

      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

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

  • Matt Staggs
  • bobbiethejean

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

  • lifobryan

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

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  • Rob Lai

    WOO-HOO! Awesome sauce!