Dinosaurs May Have Shaken Tail Feathers In Elaborate Mating Display

Jan 7, 2013 Full story: RedOrbit

Image Caption: Artist's conception of the feathered dinosaur Similicaudipteryx using its tail feathers in a mating display.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Jan 7, 2013
Hardly. It was for fanning purposes only.

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#2 Jan 7, 2013
I doubt that :D but then again, they did live in a tropical climate...

I'd probably get sick of the heat as well, but that raises the question- why have feathers in a tropical climate? Wouldn't that result in overheating?
SpaceBlues

Magnolia, TX

#3 Jan 8, 2013
There you go.
Rexby

Honolulu, HI

#4 Jan 8, 2013
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