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Archeopteryx and Protoavis

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What is Archeopteryx and Protoavis?

Both are neither bird nor reptile ..


What part of speech is archeopteryx?

Archeopteryx is a noun.


Where was archeopteryx found?

Archeopteryx was first discovered in Germany.


Where can you find archeopteryx fossils in fossil fighters?

At Parchment Desert


Why is a Archeopteryx important?

It was the first known bird to of ever lived.


What did archeopteryx eat?

It was a carnivore so it only ate meat.


Which was the oldest bird on earth?

Protoavis, which predates Archaeopteryx, is the first link between birds and dinosaurs. Strangely, Archaeopteryx, which came later, does not appear to be related to Protoavis...which only deepens the mystery as to when birds actually "took flight."


What does archeoptyrx mean?

ancient wing or ancient feather correct spelling is archaeopteryx, but archeopteryx is commonly used


Are T-rexs mammals?

No. T-Rex was a reptile like all the other dinosaurs. (maybe not Archeopteryx)


Are archeopteryx the ancestors of bats?

No mammals didn't decend from the dinosaurs, birds did. Bats came from common rodent ancestors.


Are birds dinos?

Yes they are. Birds first originated in the Jurassic period around 150 million years ago, in the form of archeopteryx. Archeopteryx was regarded as the first link from Dinosaurs to Birds, however it was still not regarded as a 'true' bird but a dinosaur that would feature characteristics that would be found in their descendents the birds. Features found in Archeopteryx include feathers (Was actually common among its relatives the raptors) long enough that it could glide. These gliding wings would eventually developed into flying wings in the later future.


What group of dinosaurs was arcyopteryex?

Archeopteryx belongs to the group Aves, which are a subgroup of Theropoda. They were closely related to the link between dinosaurs and birds.