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Tiny Bird Fossil Hints at Rapid Post-Dino Diversity

The skeleton dates to about 62.5 million to 62 million years ago, making it the oldest modern bird in North America alive after the dinosaurs.

Published On 10/30/2015
2:45 PM EDT
Shown are the various skeletal pieces that researchers uncovered of the ancient bird that lived just after the age of the dinosaurs. | Katherine Dzikiewicz | Bruce Museum