Archaeopteryx

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 9:14 am

archaeoptyrx
“Here is my archaeopteryx, the ‘missing link’ between birds and reptiles. It comes in handy as a visual tool during debates with creationists that like to visit campus sometimes! Yes, I know structural pigments probably had not evolved by this time…” –Jeremy Batten

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Comments (3)

  1. Emil Geller

    wooowwww!!!!! I thought I was the only freakish Archaeopteryx fan, but now I see that there is somebody else even more fan of A.litographica… are you a paleontologist?
    Archaeopterix rocks!
    BTW, I had this little trip to Germay (Solnhofen) to meet the limestones were Archaeopteryx was embedded ;)

  2. Dave Hone

    Nice stuff. Well, that’s the Berlin one taken care of, just another 9 specimens to go….

  3. The Name of my bands most recent Album is Archaeopteryx. =)

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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