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Nice collection and explanation of ancient bird fossils.
 
Ornithopaleontology: plumes, of course, and even gastroliths, and clawed wings can be found in modern birds, but the serrations on the Ramphastid rhamphotheca and egg teeth of chicks are only faintly reminiscent of the rostri dentati of the fossilized ancestry!
Looking at ancient bird fossils is an opportunity to see what birding might have been like millions of years ago. Back then, many birds had enormous teeth, long snouts and long, bony tails. We've comp...
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