Photo: "Jurassic Park" Raptors Had Feathers, Fossil Suggests



A velociraptor arm fossil from the Gobi Desert (above, top) has six evenly spaced "knobs" where researchers say feathers once attached (below).



The discovery adds to a wealth of evidence that nonflying dinosaurs such as raptors gave rise to modern birds, experts argue.



Top photograph courtesy Science, bottom photograph courtesy Mick Ellison, American Museum of Natural History


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