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Bird-like dinosaur Archaeopteryx could fly, but not very well

World / Science & Health Mar 14, 2018

Bird-like dinosaur Archaeopteryx could fly, but not very well

The famous dino-bird Archaeopteryx may not have been a champion aviator but was fully capable of flying despite key skeletal differences from its modern cousins, according to a study. Scientists said on Tuesday they had examined Archaeopteryx's wing architecture using state-of-the-art scanning and compared it ...

Vandals smash rare dinosaur print in Australia

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Dec 20, 2017

Vandals smash rare dinosaur print in Australia

Vandals have taken a hammer to a 115-million-year-old dinosaur footprint at a world-renowned site in Australia, with officials Wednesday slamming the "sad and callous" act. The footprint of the medium-size theropod was found by paleontologists in 2006 at Flat Rocks in Victoria state — one ...