Web edition: November 13, 2012
For some animals, two wings just won’t do — as was the case for a four-winged dinosaur that lived 130 million years ago. Fossils of the creature were unearthed in China about 10 years ago. Since then, scientists have puzzled over how this dino used its two bonus wings. Now researchers report a likely answer.
S. Milius. Hind wings gave four-winged dino flight control. Science News Online, October 22, 2012. [Go to]