Southern Hemisphere’s first known feathered dinosaur had weird rods

The fossil of a chicken-sized, meat eater from Brazil that had a mane of fluffy filaments and a pair of stiff, ribbon-like streamers emerging from both shoulders is the first dinosaur with feathers ever discovered in the Southern Hemisphere. Named Ubirajara jubatus, the plucky predator lived 110 million years ago and probably used its unusual […]