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The 99-Million-Year-Old Hatchling Fossil Ended The Evolution Journey Of Birds

In 2014, a Burmese Amber (tree resin) fossil dating back 99 million years was discovered in Myanmar. The fossil was exhibited in museums in 2017. The fossil, which was initially thought to be a saurian by many, contained the remains of a newly-hatched bird. As a result of studies carried out by researchers from China, the US and Canada, it …

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