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By Jonathan Taylor Davies

You are wrong
and attractive,
borne high on
frankenstein wings,
decaying black feathers
bound roughly together
in spirals of frayed string; 231 more words


October 12, 2016 – Archaeopteryx (Archaeopteryx lithographica)

1,000th Bird

Requested by: @lady-lutra and @purdyssciencecorner

About the size of ravens, these prehistoric animals lived 145 million years ago during the Tithonian stage of the late Jurassic period. 195 more words


Archaeopteryx configuration

Archaeopteryx is a software tool for the visualization, analysis, and editing of potentially large and highly annotated phylogenetic trees. It is available at SBo and is particularly useful if you want to create visually appealing phylogenetic trees, to be used for publication figures or presentation slides. 256 more words


My Little Archaeopteryx

The first time I learned about archaeopteryx, it was when I was a child.  I loved dinosaurs. In odd continuity to my adulthood, I had a childhood passion for nonfiction.   755 more words


The First Birds

Feathered flight
160 million years ago

Birds evolved from feathered dinosaurs – modern birds are essentially Velociraptors with beaks instead of snouts and wings instead of arms. 32 more words


Studio Wildcard's Ark: Survival Evolved patch 247 'Archaeopteryx' trailer

Studio Wildcard have released the ‘Archaeopteryx’ trailer concerning Ark: Survival Evolved’s patch 247, which features two dinosaurs, Tapejara and the Archaeopteryx. Watch the patch trailer here.


The geologically oldest Archaeopteryx (#12)

Updated November 10, 2016 with higher resolution images of the specimen. The new data moved the taxon over by one node. 

Not published yet in any academic journal, 352 more words

Reptile Family Tree