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The Archaeoraptor Dino-bird forgery exposed by Jerry Bergman, PhD

Abstract The history of the brief life of the Archaeoraptor forgery was reviewed. The claim that the fossil was a dinosaur-bird transitional form consisting of a bird-like body and a dinosaur-like posterior turned out to be a fake. The forgery illustrates some of the difficulties of interpreting the history of life from teeth and bones. It also illustrates how easy …

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