BIO 370 Vertebrate Zoology
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Vertebrate Diversity
The Origin of Birds

A gallery of theropod dinosaurs known to be feathered, all depicted at the same scale:

Feathered dinos
* indicates models that show probable life coloration

The phylogenetic relationships of the feathered dinosaurs (not to scale):


Feathered dinosaur phylogeny

Compare the Skeleton of Archaeopteryx with Dinosaurs and the modern birds

Pigeon Skeleton
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Archaeopteryx Fossil
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Tyrannosaurus skeleton
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