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  • Microraptor suggests feathers evolved to attract mates

    Microraptor suggests feathers evolved to attract mates

    By Christopher Palmer
    Published: March 8, 2012

    Julia Clarke, assistant professor of paleontology, discusses how a feathered tail on birds may have evolved as a function of communication and not of aerodynamics.

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      Ryan said on March 22, 2012 at 11:27 a.m.
      What a splendid discovery and a lovely video. Please post more such videos about paleontology and University of Texas research in the future.