Origin Of Feathers Is Millions Of Years Older Than We Thought
It's because of a new discovery about flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs, by scientists from University College Cork
They've found that pterosaurs had four kinds of feathers, shifting their origin back by 70 million years.
UCC Paleobiologist Dr Maria McNamara tells us what led to the discovery:
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