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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.