Skip to comments.Big Chicken with Sharp Teeth
Posted on 07/21/2007 4:05:25 PM PDT by rickdylan
I looked for an existing FR thread on this one and didn't find one. There were a couple of threads from a year or so ago describing the original find but nothing on the more recent news. Researchers in 2005 broke a tyrannosaur bone in half to get it on a small helicopter which was all they had available and found soft tissue inside the bone including what looked like raw meet, blood vessels, and blood. More recently, collagen and proteins from this bone have been sequenced and turnout to be altogether similar to those of chickens. The tyrannosaur apparently was basically just a big chicken with sharp teeth. It would almost certainly taste like chicken.
Do the tyrannosaurs have large talons?
Wonder if it tastes like chicken, too.
There was a thread, but it didn’t thrive as it should have. The orioles, wrens, and robins in my garden wish they were bigger and with teeth. Hitchcock was right, they are just waiting for the right time.
“supposedly”. Now that’s a good word to use when talking about evolution. It’s right in there with “theory”.
It would almost certainly taste like chicken
It's a misspelling........... for all you English majors.....should have been "chikin"......
Hear ya. 65 million year old bone containing soft tissue! Yea, right.
Aside from everything else, this one almost has to be the end of evolution.
“Do the tyrannosaurs have large talons?”
Do they have what?
I don’t understand a word you just said.
What? And give up their religion. Aint gona happen.
Stories from the Onion ~~or~~ “Strong like Bull, Smart like Fence Post”
My insane lovebird isn’t waiting, she goes for the fingers to draw blood, and does this chattery laugh when she finally succeeds.
Strong like Bull, Smart like Fence Post
at our house it was always “Strong like Bull, smart like policedog”.
Where is Frank Perdue when you need him?
Yeah, right. This is old news ~ the fact that ancient proteins were found. Under the right conditions there’s no reason they should dry up and blow away.
But, 65 million years! And soft tissue to boot. Stretches credulity to its extreme, IMHO
Your opinion is uninformed.http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/12/science/12cnd-dino.html?ex=1185163200&en=82cb6ea2c09a6749&ei=5070
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