Four-Winged Predatory Fossil Sheds Light on Dinosaur Flight

July 16, 2014 9:34 AM

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In a latest finding, researchers have unearthed fossilized remains of the largest four-winged dinosaur that sheds light on how these feathered predators may have flown.

An international team led by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County paleontologist Dr. Luis Chiappe, discovered the fossil, which has a feathered tail. They believe the feather was used for decreasing the descent speed and also ensuring safe landings.

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