Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Velociraptor had feathers

This is too cool. After studying Velociraptor bones, scientists have decided that it seems the good ol' 'Raptor had feathers. Here are the bones:


And here's what they might have looked like with feathers:

Click the images to see the story.

Somehow, I think "Jurassic Park" wouldn't have been as scary with feathered baddies.

Chris
Tags: random cool stuff
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