In Ed Yong’s blog above, these peculiar creatures are explained and further explanations on the origins of Feathers in Birds is covered. It seems that the more we dig, the more Homo Sapien Sapien keeps finding his origins and the origins of all the creatures that exist today, which is becoming more urgent as they too are becoming extinct rapidly.
More links on the feathers and dinosaurs are:
- Evidence that Velociraptor had feathers
- Microraptor - the dinosaur that flew like a biplane
- Argentavis, the largest flying bird, was a master glider
It seems that these variations have been going on for literally Millions of years.