Sound the bugle

Who’re you calling chicken?

Posted in History of the world by justescaped on April 13, 2007

Its all about finding new relatives, as the most derided category of the avian family gets hunky new grandpas- the T-rex, as revealed in this story here.

The BBC report has the following delightful quote below the following picture:

“The resemblance may not be immediately obvious”

Our own species didn’t do quite as well in the ‘relatives sweepstake’, picking up Gorillas as closely related ancestors, serving as “prototypes for modern chimps and humans“, and whose bequeaths to human-kind are hardly of the admirable type.

Which brings one to an interesting point, in Peter Jackson’s “King Kong?”, didn’t our ancestor kick chicken ancestors’s rears? Was it merely a dumb action movie or a portrayal of epic geneological struggle played across millions of years?

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