The newly discovered dinosaur Anchiornis huxleyi, shown in an artist’s reconstruction below, is the oldest known bird-like dinosaur.

 

Scientists in China have discovered the oldest dinosaur that had feathers. Thought to be between 1 to 11 million years older than the first known bird, the dinosaur, named Anchiornis huxley, was about 28 centimeters tall at its hip.

 

Source: ScienceNews and BoingBoing

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