Researchers discover way to determine sex of ancient bird species

Sex of ancient birds suggest dinosaur reproductive style.

Researchers discover way to determine sex of ancient bird species

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Researchers have discovered a way to determine the sex of ancient bird species, according to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Dr. Luis Chiappe, Director of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's Dinosaur Institute, says that Confuciusornis sanctus, a 125-million-year-old Mesozoic bird, had noticeable dissimilarities in plumage - some had ornamental tail feathers, others had none... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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