Ask a Paleontologist: What Color Were Extinct Dinosaurs?

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Birds living today are dinosaurs - and often have brilliantly colored plumage.
This pair of European Bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) was photographed in Ariège, France. 
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Did extinct dinosaurs also sport vibrant hues? Learn more from Mark A. Norell, chair of the Division of Paleontology, in this video.