First show off, then take-off: New specimen of Archaeopteryx reveals previously unknown features of the plumage

3rd July, 2014

Paleontologists are currently studying a new specimen of Archaeopteryx, which reveals previously unknown features of the plumage. The initial findings shed light on the original function of feathers and their recruitment for flight.

Science Daily: First show off, then take-off: New specimen of Archaeopteryx reveals previously unknown features of the plumage