• They Had Feathers: Is the World Ready to See Dinosaurs as They Really Were?

    2 years ago - By All About Birds

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    In last summer's Jurassic World movie, a pack of scaly velociraptors chased a man on a motorcycle.
    There are two possible reactions to this scene. One, if you are among the blockbuster's wider audience: Wow! Those dinosaurs look like they're alive! Or two, if you are a paleontologist or a dinosaur-obsessed kid: Wait a minute. Those are too big to be velociraptors. And why are they covered with scales?
    Dinosaurs have been getting slowly more birdlike for...
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