The “Wonderchicken” That Survived Dinosaur Extinction


A team of scientists unearthed the “Wonderchicken,” the ancient fossil that looks like a modern bird ever found, dating back some 66 million years ago, before a meteorite caused the dinosaurs to 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 tell us about the Cretaceous period and modern bird history? And how did the Wonderchicken survive the horror? Check out the video above.

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