When Giant Chickens Ruled the Earth
Posted: 26 July 2014 09:31 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Feathered dinosaurs go back much farther than anyone thought.

Now scientists may have discovered the most distant dinosaur with feathers yet, by far. In fact the new discovery, Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus, is in an entirely different branch of dinosaurs. Theropods are saurischians, while the new dino is an ornithischian, pushing back the common ancestor to the very root of the dinosaur clade.

It is both cool and depressing to know that T. Rexes were feathered.  Cool, because they no doubt must have looked incredibly weird.  Depressing, because now I’ll never be able to look at a picture of a feathered T. Rex without hearing chicken noises in my head.

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Posted: 26 July 2014 08:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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It’s chickens all the way down.

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Posted: 27 July 2014 08:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Coldheart Tucker - 26 July 2014 09:31 AM

Feathered dinosaurs go back much farther than anyone thought.

Now scientists may have discovered the most distant dinosaur with feathers yet, by far. In fact the new discovery, Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus, is in an entirely different branch of dinosaurs. Theropods are saurischians, while the new dino is an ornithischian, pushing back the common ancestor to the very root of the dinosaur clade.

It is both cool and depressing to know that T. Rexes were feathered.  Cool, because they no doubt must have looked incredibly weird.  Depressing, because now I’ll never be able to look at a picture of a feathered T. Rex without hearing chicken noises in my head.


Think of it as the roar from the latest Godzilla movie… terrifying!

https:/  /www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPDNqkVQsKo

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Posted: 27 July 2014 10:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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But if we had lived then, think of the great white meat sandwiches we could have had.  LOL

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Posted: 27 July 2014 03:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Ginormous image showing an artist’s concept of what a T. Rex chicken might have looked like.

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Posted: 31 July 2014 03:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Coldheart Tucker - 27 July 2014 03:52 PM

Ginormous image showing an artist’s concept of what a T. Rex chicken might have looked like.

This is the kind of chicken the more modern civilized chicken is looking for to get even with the human race.

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Posted: 01 August 2014 09:12 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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You’re right, Dubious, but before we get caught and eaten, think of the great omelets we could make.  smile

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Posted: 01 August 2014 12:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Occam. - 01 August 2014 09:12 AM

You’re right, Dubious, but before we get caught and eaten, think of the great omelets we could make.  smile

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Fred Flintstone knows all about those omelets.
Heck his car tipped over from some ribs. I think those were Brontosaurus ribs though…

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