Chicky-babe: tiny fossil carries clues to ancient bird development

NewsA nearly complete skeleton of a baby bird that died shortly after birth shows scientists the nuances of millions of years of evolution during the Mesozoic era, according to a new paper.Staff Author: Seth AugensteinTopics: Ethology

Chicky-babe: tiny fossil carries clues to ancient bird development

A five-centimetre baby bird presents a fresh picture of early avian life. Andrew Masterson reports.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Baby bird fossil is 'rarest of the rare'

Fossil gives a peek into the lives of primitive birds that shared the Earth with the dinosaurs.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from BBC News

127-million-year-old baby bird fossil sheds light on avian evolution

The tiny fossil of a prehistoric baby bird is helping scientists understand how early avians came into the world in the Age of Dinosaurs.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from Phys.org

Rare Baby Bird Fossil Found in Dino-Era Rock

The 127-million-year-old hatchling could provide insight into avian evolution.

Tue 6 Mar 18 from National Geographic

This little baby bird lived 127 million years ago and died the size of your pinky

Animals Its adorable fossil is teaching scientists a lot about bird evolution. How much can scientists learn from one itty bitty baby bird? Well, if the bird in question is ...

Mon 5 Mar 18 from Popular Science

This Is One of the Tiniest Ancient Birds, and It Lived Alongside Giant Dinosaurs

About 127 million years ago, tiny birds the size of grasshoppers lived alongside some of the biggest animals to walk the Earth, including the long-necked sauropods, a new study finds.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from Livescience

127-million-year-old bird fossil sheds light on evolution

A 127-million-year-old fossil of a baby bird has been unearthed that may pave the way for understanding how birds evolved during the age of dinosaurs.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from FOXNews

127-million-year-old baby bird fossil sheds light on avian evolution

The fossil was found in a famous palaeontological site named 'Las Hoyas' in central Spain, which dates back to the Early Cretaceous, about 127 million years ago.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

Mesozoic baby bird fossil sheds new light on evolution

It's impressive that we can learn so much about something so fragile, from so long ago.

Mon 5 Mar 18 from ZME Science

Baby Bird Fossil Shows Stage of Ancient Evolution

NewsA nearly complete skeleton of a baby bird that died shortly after birth shows scientists the nuances of millions of years of evolution during the Mesozoic era, according to a new paper.Staff ...

Tue 6 Mar 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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