Which Came First: The Bird or the Bird Brain?
January 8, 2014
New research provides evidence that dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary for flight well before they actually took to the air as birds. Join Museum paleontologist and curator Mark Norell and research associate Amy Balanoff, as they describe the cutting-edge research that continues to support the evolutionary link between dinosaurs and birds, showcasing their latest findings of iridescent feathers to skull comparisons.
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