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ARCHAEOPTERYX VS DRAGONFLY
An archaeopteryx, a Jurassic aged theropod dinosaur that looked like a skinny chicken, lunges at a dragonfly at the end of a smooth river stone.Archaeopteryx were feathered dinosaurs and were once thought to be the oldest known fossil bird. We find their fossil remains in the Solnhofen Limestone outcrops that are more than 150 million years old.The Solnhofen Plattenkalk, or Solnhofen Limestone,