Archaeopteryx meaning "ancient feather" is considered the earliest and most primitive known bird.
All About Archaeopteryx
[ Teens ] Information about Archaeopteryx, discussion of similarities with both birds and dinosaurs, as well as a description of known fossils.
[ Kids/Teens ] Article talks about some of the controversies surrounding this creature.
Archaeopteryx - Is this Bird a Fraud?
[ Teens ] Examines the authenticity of archaeopteryx and discusses the question of whether the creature was a bird or dinosaur.
[ Teens ] Analyzes the skull and braincase and draws conclusions about the animal.
The Canadian Museum of Nature: Archaeopteryx
[ Kids/Teens ] A brief overview of the animal.
[ Kids/Teens ] Encyclopedia article that talks about the discovery, features, classification, and locomotion of this animal.
Dinosaur-Era Bird Could Fly, Brain Study Says
[ Teens ] Article discussing whether archaeopteryx could fly and detailing a report that says the creature had a brain built for flight. (December 04, 2004)
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