Published September 30, 2010
Scientists have unearthed fossilized remains of a five-foot-tall (150-centimeter-tall) penguin in present-day Peru. The 36-million-year-old fossil sheds light on bird evolution, according to National Geographic grantee Julia Clarke. (The National Geographic Society owns National Geographic News.)
Video produced by the University of Texas at Austin.
Long before flying evolved, dinosaurs flaunted feathers, recent discoveries reveal.
Bunny-size dinosaur was the first of its kind on the continent.
The bones of Kennewick Man, found in 1996 but not available for study until 2002, show that he was a long-distance traveler.
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