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The First Discovery of Feathered Dinosaurs

Alan Feduccia— Before the astounding recent discoveries of avian and dinosaurian fossils from the Mesozoic of China, the only substantial evidence for the earliest evolution of birds from their reptilian beginnings came from fossil specimens from the approximately 150-million-year-old deposits from the Late Jurassic of Bavaria, specimens known to the

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Podcast: How Dinosaurs Became Birds

Richard Conniff, journalist and author of House of Lost Worlds, talks dinosaurs, the Yale Peabody, and the future of museums on this episode of the Yale University Press Podcast. Listen in iTunes. Featured Image by Davide Bonnadonna