Iridescent feather, with a drawing and diagrams of Microraptor.
Preserved wing feathering of MicroraptorM.
Fossilized feathers from the wing of Microraptor.
Fossilized Microraptor skull.
Microraptor specimen fossil.
The fossilized elongated feathers of Microraptor's sexy tail.
Microraptor Reconstruction, with four wings and elongated tail feathers.
Artist's illustration of a Microraptor with iridescent plumage.
Artist's illustration of two Microraptor with iridescent plumage.
Artist's illustration of three Microraptor with iridescent plumage.
Image of the skeleton with wing and tail feather impressions of the tenth specimen of the first known bird, Archaeopteryx. The new specimen provides important details on the feet and skull of these birds and strengthens the widely but not universally accepted argument that modern birds arose from dinosaurs.
A biplane glider Microraptor gui from China compared with the Wright 1903 Flyer.
The dinosaur Sinornithosaurus (left) might have used venom delivered with its teeth to help it hunt birds.
Scientists created a plastic model of a microraptor to show its gliding capabilities.