‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ eyes North America return

March 20, 2014 5:47 PM

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“We’ve decided to bring them up to date,” said the show’s self-described “resident dino geek” Philip Millar. “I’ve been going on about feathers for some years now. And now we’ve finally taken the leap and we’re applying the feathers to the dinosaurs we’re fairly confident had feathers.”

Recent discoveries by paleontologist point to the possibility that a large number of non-avian dinosaurs had feathers or something similar — paleontologists call it “dinofuzz” — as part of their body covering, blurring the distinction between dinosaurlike birds and birdlike dinosaurs.

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