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Archaeopteryx

Archaeopteryx was a carnivorous theropod. It ate fish and flying bugs. This dinosaur is considered the 'missing link' because it shares bird-like features with theropod-like features. Two (2) famous preserved fossil plates show impressions of feathers on the wings, tail, and body. It also has clawed feet and a tooth-filled mouth. Scientists believe that Archaeopteryx could glide but not fly.

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