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Baby dinosaur tail found preserved in amber, complete with feathers

Baby dinosaur tail found preserved in amber, complete with feathers We started with “dinosaurs were like big scaly lizards,” progressed to “dinosaurs probably had feathers,” and now we’re arrived at “here are some actual dinosaur feathers.” A piece of amber discovered at a market in Myanmar has been confirmed to contain a baby dinosaur tail, which is covered with dense feathers.

Swan halts traffic and doesn't give a duck

Swan halts traffic and doesn't give a duck People are generally understanding of duck crossings as long as said birds are actually crossing the road.But one swan in Nottingham decided to frustrate drivers by taking a leisurely stroll in the middle of traffic.

Doggy and the cute squad ☕

Doggy and the cute squad ☕ Doggy and the cute squad ☕ Your browser does not support the video tag.Your browser does not support the video tag.

Brave rabbit fends off a falcon in a showdown for the ages

Brave rabbit fends off a falcon in a showdown for the ages The wild is a scary place, but unlikely heroes emerge as a result.In this video posted on Youtube by user DUB TV, a rabbit combats an attack from an aggressive falcon in a dramatic fight of life and death.

Sound science: Ecologists use drones to document songbirds in tough terrain

Sound science: Ecologists use drones to document songbirds in tough terrain From making possible cutting-edge aerial photography to the promise of being our future mailmen, drones are pretty darn versatile things.But ecologists at Pennsylvania’s Gettysburg College are exploring a new use-case we’ve not personally come across before: The use of drones as bio-acoustic recording devices for helping survey bird populations.

Photog spends a night in a hay bale blind to capture this postage stamp shot

Photog spends a night in a hay bale blind to capture this postage stamp shot Both timing the shot with a celebratory event, the 150th anniversary of Nebraska’s statehood, and spending nearly an entire month to get the shot helped Forsberg’s work become a Forever stamp.More: This photographer shot every national park in one year Near the start of spring, around half a million sandhill cranes stop at the Platte River during the spring migration every year.

Watch this flock of birds form hauntingly beautiful patterns in the sky

Watch this flock of birds form hauntingly beautiful patterns in the sky If you ever find yourself standing below a large flock of starlings, you'd do well to turn your camera on.On Sunday, Al Kitching shared a video on Twitter of a starling murmuration.

Bird staring at itself in this window is not having an existential crisis

Bird staring at itself in this window is not having an existential crisis No, this bird isn't having an existential crisis, despite appearances.A bird in Queensland, Australia was photographed staring at itself in the window by journalist Nick Wiggins, with a sign above it.

Speed demon pigeon is hell-bent on racing cars down the highway

Speed demon pigeon is hell-bent on racing cars down the highway This pigeon's just another one of us on the grind.A driver and passenger caught this pigeon doing 90 kilometers (about 55 mph) on the highway, flying right alongside of the other cars.