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Old 04-09-2010, 11:13 PM   #1
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Default Archaeopteryx may have hunted at night

Archaeopteryx may have hunted at night
* 05 April 2010
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Archaeopteryx may have hunted at night - life - 05 April 2010 - New Scientist
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LIKE a modern owl, Archaeopteryx may have come alive at night. The shapes of eye sockets differ predictably in birds that feed during the day, night or twilight, according to a study that promises to spill the beans on the dino-bird's lifestyle.

When Lars Schmitz at the University of California, Davis, studied 77 bird species, he found he could predict the foraging lifestyle of any species simply by measuring the bones that their eyes are set in...
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