Friday, February 5, 2010

Dinosaurs in Color!

["An illustration showing the likely colors of Anchiornis huxleyi," credited to the National Geographic Society, appearing in New York Times article Feb. 4, 2010 by Carl Zimmer, "Evidence Builds on Color of Dinosaurs"-- for full article, click here.]

From the article: " 'We had a dream: to put colors on a dinosaur,' said Jakob Vinther, a graduate student at Yale."


Sovay said...

And now a team of paleontologists has published a full-body portrait of another dinosaur, in striking plumage that would have delighted that great painter of birds John James Audubon.

I saw that! It makes me very happy.

Anonymous said...

Why does it make me think of a griffon? It's wonderful.