Penguin fossils suggest they evolved after dinosaurs became extinct

Penguin fossils suggest they evolved after dinosaurs became extinct

Penguins are not always the little tuxedo sports birds we see and love today. Once, huge penguins, the size of humans ruled top. But how did they evolve into the creatures living in Antarctica we don’t know about it. Scientists have discovered fossils that act as the missing link for their evolution — and it all occurred after the dinosaurs went extinct. Fossils from five partial skeletons were originating on the Chatham Islands close to New Zealand’s South Island. The fossils originated in the distant area during diggings from 2006 to…

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