Bushy-Tailed Fossilized Theropod Could Mean that Most Dinosaurs Had Feathers

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A particularly well-preserved bushy-tailed fossilized theropod could imply that most of dinosaurs actually had feathers. The dinosaur, named Sciurumimus albersdoerferi lived 150 million years ago, during the Jurassic period of the Mesozoic era, in what is now Germany.

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Feathered Yutyrannus Huali Specimen Found in China, Closely Related to Tyrannosaurus Rex

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A newly discovered ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex was discovered recently in China. Yutyrannus huali was covered in feathers, was 30 feet long, and weighed 3,000 pounds. Y. huali isn’t as large as T. rex, which appeared 6 million years later, but it’s the largest feathered tyrannosaur that’s ever been discovered.

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