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25

Jul

Jurassic aviary: New fossil suggests that all dinosaurs sported feathersThe small, unrelated to birds dinosaur likely used its feathers to keep warm and attract mates.

Jurassic aviary: New fossil suggests that all dinosaurs sported feathers
The small, unrelated to birds dinosaur likely used its feathers to keep warm and attract mates.

15

Jul

Bizarre dinosaur had 4 ‘wings,’ long tail feathersThe peacock-sized dinosaur likely used its long tail feathers to ensure a safe landing.

Bizarre dinosaur had 4 ‘wings,’ long tail feathers
The peacock-sized dinosaur likely used its long tail feathers to ensure a safe landing.

20

Jan

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The art of feathers! Discover the delicate works of Olympia, Washington-based American artist Chris Maynard.

treehugger:

The art of feathers! Discover the delicate works of Olympia, Washington-based American artist Chris Maynard.

02

Jan

treehugger:

Artist Creates Free-Flowing Sculptures From 10,000’s of Recycled Feathers (Photos)

09

Jun

Fly fishermen, fashionistas fight over rare rooster feathersA new trend of attaching feathers to hair has spurred a run on the decorative plumage of designer roosters produced at just 3 U.S. farms. But animal activists are criticizing the trend because the birds must be euthanized to harvest their feathers.

Fly fishermen, fashionistas fight over rare rooster feathers
A new trend of attaching feathers to hair has spurred a run on the decorative plumage of designer roosters produced at just 3 U.S. farms. But animal activists are criticizing the trend because the birds must be euthanized to harvest their feathers.

12

Apr

Balding penguins baffle scientistsIn recent years in the South Atlantic, penguins with patches of bare skin have been popping up and puzzling scientists over what could be causing feather-loss disorder.

Balding penguins baffle scientists
In recent years in the South Atlantic, penguins with patches of bare skin have been popping up and puzzling scientists over what could be causing feather-loss disorder.