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Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved In Amber!

Published: 9th Dec 2016

A segment from the feathered tail of a dinosaur that lived 99 million years ago preserved in amber. PHOTOGRAPH BY R.C. MCKELLAR, ROYAL SASKATCHEWAN MUSEUM

A tail of a 99 million year old dinosaur has been found in northern Myanmar. The tail preserved in amber is intact including bones, soft tissues and even feathers. This is the first discovery of its kind. Individual dinosaur feathers have been found before to give evidence to the theory that dinosaurs had feathers, however this is the first time we have seen strong evidence. This discovery helps to provide better understanding to the structure and evolution of dinosaur feathers.

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