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Jul 25, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A newly discovered dinosaur species offers hints that feathers were much more common among the ancient beasts than once thought.
Jul 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct in just the past 500 years due to people, research shows.
Jul 24, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The Minnesota Vikings' glass-filled football stadium raises concerns over bird strikes. So why do birds fly into windows?
Jul 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Good looks mattered to iconic early bird Archaeopteryx, which showed off colorful feathered 'trousers' 150 million years ago.
Jun 30, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
Jun 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The early bird doesn't catch worms but instead patrols the skies, keeping the famed tennis lawns from being overrun by pigeons.
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