Scientists reveal missing link of bird evolution
WASHINGTON The first detailed look at the ancestor of modern birds a grebelike waterbird that would look normal even today was shown off Thursday by scientists who discovered fossil remains in a remote lake bed in China.
"A world lost for more than 100 million years was being revealed to us," as layers of mud were peeled back like the pages of a book, said Hai-lu You of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences.
What they found is being called the missing link ...
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