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Birds in the dino era pecked just like their modern counterparts

October 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): 110 million-year-old rock fossils discovered recently by palaeontologists from the University of Kansas in Lawrence indicate that shorebirds from the dinosaur era shuffled and foraged just like today's ... Read more...

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Long-held assumptions of flightless bird evolution challenged

September 4th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): A new research has indicated that large flightless birds of the southern continents do not share a common flightless ancestor as once believed, thus challenging long-held assumptions ... Read more...

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New technique developed to ‘milk’ ostrich semen

May 15th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 15 (IANS) Australian researchers have developed what is being touted as the first "animal- and human-friendly" technique of masturbating an ostrich. The new technique being used by researchers tasked with ... Read more...

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