Dinosaurs are not extinct but have evolved into birds. That’s what scientists claim in a study published by the journal Public Library of Science Biology.
The common House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is often used to represent modern birds in definitions of the group Dinosauria. Image © wikimedia
The study claims that dinosaurs went through rapid evolutionary changes after appearing about 220 million years ago, gradually becoming smaller and smaller until they evolved into birds. As such, they remain one of the most plentiful and diverse families of animals.
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