March 09, 2012
~ Black Dino Singing in the Dead of Night ~

Using a new technique with an electron microscope, scientists have determined the extinct dinosaur Microraptor probably had black, iridescent feathers. It also had long, ornamental tail feathers which may have impaired flight. It's thought the strange four-winged dinosaur may have developed these features more for display than for function.

Posted by scott at March 09, 2012 12:53 PM

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