Browsing the "Feathers" Tag

Aztec feathered headdress restored

November 22nd, 2012 | by Admin

Researchers have diligently restored the “Penacho,” the last surviving feathered headdress of the Aztecs. Steeped in myth and legend, the [&hellip


Neanderthals used feathers as ornaments

September 20th, 2012 | by Admin

New findings suggest that Neanderthals harvested feathers from birds to use as personal ornaments. They then looked more closely at [&hellip


Prehistoric feathers found trapped in amber

September 16th, 2011 | by Admin

11 prehistoric protofeathers have been found in western Canada, preserved in amber. Some amber blobs hold primitive single-filament protofeathers that [&hellip


Neanderthals wore feathers

March 1st, 2011 | by Admin

Neanderthals living 44,000 years ago in Italy may have adorned themselves with feathers, according the the remains of 660 birds [&hellip


Dinosaur feathers changed with age

April 29th, 2010 | by Admin

New finds in China of two 125-million-year old Similicaudipteryx fossils suggest that dinosaur feathers changed with age. The two new [&hellip



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