Bird feathers are no longer a sign

Bird feathers are no longer a sign

Caudipteryx first discovered a dinosaur fossil in 1997, the body covered with long tail feathers, like the overall appearance of the bird. In the biological history of the discovery of fossils Caudipteryx the first time extended to the distribution of feathers of birds, the feathers that appeared earlier than the emergence of birds, feathers of birds can not be used as identification features. The future, if we find fossils of feathered animals, the bones must be carefully observed its morphology, to determine which of bird or meat-eater. Because the feathers may not be the birds, it may be a long feathers, habitat and carnivorous dinosaurs on the ground. Long tail is a genus of small theropod dinosaur, about the size of the peacock, living in the Lower Cretaceous, about 100 million 24.6 million years ago. Its scientific name means “tail feather.