BBC FOCUS: Dinosaur fossil could be the world’s first-ever bird species

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 19/11/2018

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“It confirms Archaeopteryx as the first bird, and not just one of a number of feathered theropod dinosaurs, which some authors have suggested recently. You could say that it puts Archaeopteryx back on its perch as the first bird,” said Dr John Nudds of the University of Manchester and a co-author of the report on
the findings.

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TitleDinosaur fossil could be the world’s first-ever bird species
Media name/outletBBC Focus
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date19/11/18
Description“It confirms Archaeopteryx as the first bird, and not just one of a number of feathered theropod dinosaurs, which some authors have suggested recently. You could say that it puts Archaeopteryx back on its perch as the first bird,” said Dr John Nudds of the University of Manchester and a co-author of the report on
the findings.
URLhttps://www.sciencefocus.com/news/dinosaur-fossil-could-be-the-worlds-first-ever-bird-species/
PersonsJohn Nudds

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