birdlike dinosaur discovered in Argentina


Join us for the announcement and unveiling of a 90-million-year-old fossil of a meat-eating dinosaur. Discovered in Argentina, it is the most birdlike dinosaur ever found. The fossil’s structure helps explain how dinosaur limbs evolved into bird wings. The announcement coincides with publication of an article in the May 22 issue of Nature magazine.
who  Fernando Novas of the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
when  May 20 at 1:30 p.m. ET
Contacts  Listen to the audio. (You’ll need RealAudio.™)
Fernando Novas
Paleontologist Fernando Novas displays the fossil bones of Unenlagia comahuensis, a dinosaur he found in the region of Patagonia, Argentina.
Photograph by Robert Clark