Mary Higby Schweitzer

Apr. 25, 2008

More Evidence for Dinosaur / Bird Link

Analysis of proteins found in a scrap of collagen from a 68-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex leg bone provides strong evidence for the idea that dinosaurs are the ancestors of modern-day birds.

dinosaurs, paleontology, birds, fossils, evolution

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