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    Feathered dinosaur -ception

    Post  macrocephale on Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:28 am

    Two specimens of a feathered dinosaur, Sinocalliopteryx have been found in China, and both contain direct evidence of what they preyed on. One specimen contains 3 Confuciusornis specimens (an early bird), whilst the other contains a Sinornithosaurus (closely related to Microraptor).
    Both of these are firsts, both the first time multiple birds/feathered dinosaurs have been found as stomach contents, and also the first time a raptor-dinosaur has been found as prey.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120829171943.htm
    I'm currently trying to get a link to the original paper

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