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Dinosaur Feathers Found In Amber

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    Last Updated: September 15, 2011

    An anonymous reader writes “A stunning array of prehistoric feathers, including dinosaur protofeathers, has been discovered in Late Cretaceous amber from Canada. ‘Protofeathers aren’t known from any modern, existing groups of birds and therefore the most obvious interpretation is that they belong to dinosaurs,’ said University of Alberta professor, Alexander P. Wolfe. The 78 to 79-million-year-old amber preserved the feathers in vivid detail, including some of their diverse colors.”

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