All birds are covered to a greater or lesser extent with feathers. We really don’t think about the amazing ability of this simple structure too much.
The very first birds, Archaeopteryx, were huge terrifying beasts. They are one of the first known appearances of the feather, enabling this dinosaur to fly! Several others dinosaurs also had rudimentary feathering.
We are going to take a closer look at this marvel of engineering and see… [Read More]