Archaeopteryx fossil and drawing at the Natural History Museum

It was in the 19th century that this fossil caused confusion as it had feathers like a bird and teeth, claws and tail like a dinosaur. It took few years later to make an evolutionary link between the birds and dinosaurs and the annotated drawing was used as a key protagonist in making such a connection.


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