1 08 2011

some fossil “evidence” that was once loudly hailed as proof that birds evolved from other creatures has since been shown to have been forged. in 1999, for instance, National Geographic magazine featured an article about fossil of a feathered creature with a tail like dinosaur’s. the magazine declared the creature to be “a true missing link in the complex chain that connects dinosaurs to birds.” the fossil, however, turned out to be a forgery, a composite of the fossils of two different animals. in fact, no such “missing link” has ever been found.

i got this info from a book .one of the article tackles about the many functions of feathers.. and accidentally i had read this one…




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