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A pygostyle from a non-avian theropod

The independent evolution of a bird-like tail has been discovered in an oviraptorosaur.

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Figure 1: Pelvic girdles of oviraptorids.
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Barsbold, R., Currie, P., Myhrvold, N. et al. A pygostyle from a non-avian theropod. Nature 403, 155–156 (2000).

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