Monday, February 1, 2010

New Bird-like Species of Dinosaur: Haplocheirus sollers

Through an expedition to the Gobi Desert of China, scientists have solved the puzzle of how one group of dinosaurs came to look like birds--independent of birds.

Here is the link to the article:

http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/02/01/dinosaur-discovery-helps-solve-piece-of-evolutionary-puzzle.html

A 10-foot long dinosaur that may have used a claw to dig up termites? It seems so unnatural...or maybe there were termites the size of a golfball back in the Late Jurassic period? eeeek!

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