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This September 2014 video says about itself:

Meet Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus, meaning “Kulinda runner”! It’s classified as basal neornithischian! It lived in Russia during the Middle-Late Jurassic about 169 – 144 mya. It’s about 1.5 meters in length! It had a short head, short forelimbs, long hindlimbs and a long tail! And it had feathers!

From the University of Bristol in England:

Feathers came first, then birds

June 3, 2019

New research, led by the University of Bristol, suggests that feathers arose 100 million years before birds — changing how we look at dinosaurs, birds, and pterosaurs, the flying reptiles.

It also changes our understanding of feathers themselves, their functions and their role in some of the largest events in evolution.

The new work, published in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution combines new information from palaeontology and molecular developmental biology.

The key discovery came earlier in…

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