A newly-discovered dinosaur, a close relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex, has been discovered to have had feathers.
Every kid knows that giant carnivores like Tyrannosaurus rex dominated the Cretaceous period, but they weren't the only big guys in town. Giant plant-eating theropods – close relatives of both T. rex and today's birds – also lived a... Read Post
Dinosaur DNA linked to Aves - Are you going to call T. rex a Chicken? Analysis of protein molecules recovered from the fossilised thigh bone of a Tyrannosaurus rex indcates that T. rex was closely related to birds.... Read Post
Palaeontologists have known for more than a decade that some small dinosaurs had bird-like feathers, mainly thanks to beautifully preserved fossils from northeastern China. Now three specimens of a new tyrannosauroid from the same r... Read Post