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Tiny dinosaur may have dazzled mates with rainbow ruff and a bony crest


January 15, 2018

Ancient dinosaurs were adorned in some amazing ways, from the horns of the triceratops to the plates and spikes of the stegosaurus. A newly discovered, bird-like dinosaur fossil from China contains evidence that could add a new accessory to the list: a shaggy ruff of rainbow feathers. Full Story

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