In Japan have discovered an ancient bird that lived 120 million years ago

She lived during the early Cretaceous period.

In the Japanese city of Katsuyama (Fukui province) paleontologists have discovered an ancient bird that lived 120 million years ago during the early Cretaceous period, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Apostrophe.

It is reported that Fukuipteryx prima was the size of a pigeon and was one of the most primitive birds ever discovered.

“Fukuipteryx prima is neonicotinoid bird, and it is the first such finding, as far as we known outside northeastern China”, said Dr. Takuya Imai, a scientist from the Institute of research of the dinosaurs at the Fukui prefectural University.

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