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New Pterosaur Resembling 'Avatar' creature found in Northeastern China Dr. WANG Xiaolin, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IVPP), and his international team describe a new genus and species of toothed pteranodontoid pterosaur, Ikrandraco avatar, based on two laterally flattened specimens from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian) Jiufotang Formation of ...
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Scientists Reveal the Complex Early Evolution of the Bird’s ‘Breastbone’ Scientists Reveal the Complex Early Evolution o...
It has always been difficult to understand how birds evolved from dinosaurs because of the strange combination of features observed in taxa inferred to be situated near this great evolutionary transition. For example, the sternum, also called the ...
Nearest Ancestor of Living Bears Discovered from Gansu, China Nearest Ancestor of Living Bears Discovered fro...
In the last ten years or so, a number of skulls of Indarctos, Agriotherium and Ursavus have been collected from the Late Miocene deposits in the Linxia Basin. Since so far no complete Ursavus skull has ever been found and reported, and a number of...
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First 3D pterosaur eggs found with their parents First 3D pterosaur eggs found with their parents

  This image depicts ecological reconstructions of Hamipterus. Credit: Chuang Zhao
  Researchers have discovered the first three-dimensionally preserved pterosaur eggs in China. The eggs were found among dozens, if not hundreds, of pterosaur ...
Stunning fossil eggs provide insight on ancient flying reptiles Stunning fossil eggs provide insight on ancient...

  By By Will Dunham June 5, 2014 12:23 PM
  An artist rendition depicts ecological reconstructions of Hamipterus, the flying reptiles that lived …
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A spectacular fossil find in China - a prehistoric egg extravaganza...
Extinct Tibetan Fox: <EM>Vulpes qiuzhudingi</EM>   Sexually Dimorphic <EM>Hamipterus tianshanensis</EM> and Their Tridimensionally Preserved Eggs   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish:<EM>Robustichthys luopingensis</EM>   Nearest Ancestor of Living Bears: <EM>Ursavus tedfordi</EM>   The scanilepiform ray-finned fish <EM>Fukangichthys longidorsalis</EM>   New Specimens of <EM>Yanornis</EM> Indicate a Digestive System of Living Birds   Bizarre Bovid Species Found from the Late Miocene of Linxia Basin, China   Large Anseriform Fossils Found From the Late Eocene of Xinjiang, China   New Enantiornithine Bird with Scansorial Adaptations   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish Found from the Middle Triassic of South China  
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