August 18, 2022 at 4:17 pm

The “Wonderchicken” That Survived Dinosaur Extinction

by Ashley Dreiling

A team of scientists recently unearthed the “Wonderchicken,” the oldest fossil resembling a modern bird ever found, dating back some 66 million years ago, before a meteorite rendered the dinosaurs extinct.

They believe this extraordinary discovery may be the missing link between what we know about the age of dinosaurs and present-day animals.

With features that resemble modern chickens, pigeons, and other duck-like birds, what can this skull teach us about the Cretaceous period and modern bird history? And how did the Wonderchicken survive?

Check out the video to find out!

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