Parrots In Strange Places: A Fossil From Siberia

Some dead parrots are more entertaining than others. And some, like the partial specimen described today in Royal Society Biology Letters, advance science in an unexpected direction.

The first fossil parrot proof ever unearthed in Siberia suggests not only that Parrots of Yore had greater geographic distribution than we thought, but also that they may have spread via different routes than previously theorized.

The 16-18 million-year-old parrot part making its debut today is, at fir

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