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They concluded that confuciusornis was the first known species in which the transition to a bird's growth rate occurred.
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Another example that shows a flaw in the evolutionary theory of this feather is the confuciusornis.
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chained_bear commented on the word confuciusornis
"Confuciusornis is a primitive extinct bird.... It resembled Archaeopteryx in having wing claws, but it didn't have teeth. It was found in northeastern China." (enchantedlearning.com)Wikipedia: "It is the oldest known bird to have a beak."
August 29, 2008
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