Neatorama Posts Tagged "feathers"
Dinosaur Feathers Found in Ancient Amber

More and more evidence of feathered dinosaurs come...  ...collections of amber searching for tiny pieces of feathers that no one would bother with before.The research...  ...11 M&M-sized globules with traces of ancient feathers and fuzz. A number resembled modern feathers &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/21/Dinosaur-Feathers-Found-in-Ancient-Amber/
How Feathers Evolved

[http://youtu.be/hPLgfGX1I5Y] (YouTube link)We now...  ...(YouTube link)We now know that many dinosaurs had feathers ; the question is, why? They couldn't fly, but for...  ...ason, they developed fluff that eventually became feathers . There must have been some benefits from the plum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/17/How-Feathers-Evolved/
A Letter from Hogwarts...

It's wonderful news: you've been admitted to Hogwarts! Pack your size 2 pewter cauldron and get moving. Russian artist Alvia Alcedo painted this scene from Harry Potter on the feather of a greater spotted owl using acryl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/19/A-Letter-from-Hogwarts/
Feathers in Flight

With precision tools, American artist Chris Maynar...  ...st Chris Maynard cuts out and sculpts images from feathers : feathers are structural wonders, serving many functions. t...  ...ns. they also suggest important universal themes. feathers are my medium. they are an ultimate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/05/Feathers-in-Flight/
The Feather Book...

In 1618, the chief Gardener of the state of Mi...  ...ke a book in which the illustrations were made of feathers ! Most of the illustrations are of birds; other pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/07/the-feather-book/
Owls are All Feathers

The actual body of an owl is very much smaller...  ...maller than what it looks like with a covering of feathers . The shape of the bird looks like a vulture or so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/17/owls-are-all-feathers/
Archaeopteryx and its Feathers

Ryan Carney and his colleagues at Brown University...  ...own University released a scientific paper on the feathers of the Archaeopteryx today. Carney celebrated by...  ...e its antiquity, the feather looked much like the feathers on the wings of living birds. The fossil was so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/24/archaeopteryx-and-its-feathers/
Amazing Paintings On Feathers

Face it, most of us would sooner throw away bi...  ...Face it, most of us would sooner throw away bird feathers before we ever considered using them for an art p...  ...ike the rest of us and he has taken to using swan feathers as canvases for his lovely paintings. The results...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/12/amazing-paintings-on-feathers/
A Flood of Duck Feathers

While some cities are buried under snow, a roa...  ...re only looked that way as it was covered in duck feathers . A truck carrying the feathers caught fire and spilled its load on the A14. A r...  ...he fire in the lorry, which was carrying the duck feathers on the A14 near He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/03/a-flood-of-duck-feathers/
Some Birds Use Modified Feathers as Sensory Receptors

A variety of birds may use their crests and pr...  ...ty of birds may use their crests and protruberant feathers to feel their surroundings.  Studies were conduc...  ...bumped their heads 2.5 times more often if their feathers on their heads had been artificially flattened....  ...have a greater probability to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/07/some-birds-use-modified-feathers-as-sensory-receptors/




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